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Sector by Troughton
Sector by Troughton, brass, engraved "Troughton
Sector by Troughton, brass, engraved "Troughton, London" 12" x 3 1/4" when closed, case 14" x 4 1/2" x 1", "H.O.2."
Work Type
Mathematics
Date
1801-1830
Location
London
Material
brass
complete
wood
Measurements
overall: 10 x 300 x 80 mm
Description
Sector by Troughton, brass, engraved "Troughton, London" 12" x 3 1/4" when closed, case 14" x 4 1/2" x 1", "H.O.2." painted on case
This brass sector is a gentleman's instrument dating from the early 19th century. Sectors were used in calculations involving proportion. This instrument contains trigonometrical and navigational scales.
This brass sector is a gentleman's instrument dating from the early 19th century. Sectors were used in calculations involving proportion. This instrument contains trigonometrical and navigational scales.
Accession Number
Subject
sectors
ID Number
co60188
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero.
File Properties
File Name
large_1911_0235_0002__0001_.jpg
SSID
26232746

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