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Object Name Sextant
Artist Thomas S. Bowles
Date 1805-09
Place of Origin Portsmouth
Description American Brass and Ebony Sextant in a Pine Stepped Case, Thomas S. Bowles, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1805-09. The inside of the case affixed with a label printed, "Thomas S. Bowles, Mathematical Instrument Maker, No. 9 Daniel Street, Portsmouth, N.H... "Length of case 18 3/8 inches.
Collection The Collection of Jean E. & Joseph G. Sawtelle
Accession Number 2014.44