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American artist

Legacy sign, 1849

  • Metal, painted
  • United States
  • frame H: 15 1/2 in, frame W: 24 1/4 in, frame D: 1 1/2 in (frame H: 39.4 cm, frame W: 61.6 cm, frame D: 3.8 cm)
  • Donor unknown, after 1849
  • M27431
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American manufacturer

Legacy sign, 1867

  • Metal, painted
  • United States
  • H: 15 1/4 in, W: 24 1/4 in, D: 1 3/4 in
  • M27432
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Joseph F. W. DesBarres (English, 1722-1824)

A Sketch of the Operations Before Charlestown, The Capital of South Carolina, 1777

  • Colored engraving
  • England
  • H: 46 in, W: 32 13/16 in, D: 1 in (H: 116.8 cm, W: 83.3 cm, D: 2.5 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Augustus P. and Elizabeth B. Loring, 1978
  • C5921.164.1
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Turkish artist

Pipe, before 1803

  • Ceramic
  • Turkey
  • H: 1 1/2 in, W: 2 3/8 in, D: 1 3/8 in (H: 3.8 cm, W: 6.0 cm, D: 3.5 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Apthorp, 1803
  • E7481
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Burmeister and Wains (Danish)

Brewster and Bound Brook

  • Wood, glass, metal
  • H: 23 1/2 in, W: 78 in, D: 7 1/2 in (H: 59.7 cm, W: 198.1 cm, D: 19.0 cm)
  • Donor unknown, date unknown
  • FIC1910.1
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John Dupee (American)

Octant, or hadley's quadrant, 1755

  • Mahogany, ivory, boxwood
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • H: 21 1/2 in, W: 18 1/2 in, D: 3 in (H: 54.6 cm, W: 47.0 cm, D: 7.6 cm)
  • Gift of Anna F. Lovett, 1908
  • M1034.A
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M. H. (American)

Quadrant, 1775

  • Inked paper over wood
  • Danvers, Massachusetts, United States
  • Gift of Harry F. Damon, 1959
  • M10360
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United States artist

Octant owned by Revolutionary War privateersman Joseph Peabody, about 1778

  • Ebony, ivory, brass, glass
  • Salem, Massachusetts, United States
  • Gift of Mr. G. Peabody Gardner | Gift of Mr. George Peabody Gardner, 1960
  • M10657.A
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American artist

Ropework Beckets, late 19th century

  • Rope, paint, leather
  • United States
  • Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield, 1960
  • M10698
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Brockbanks (English, active years 1780-1805)

Chronometer, 1792

  • Silver gilt case, pinchback, mahogany
  • England
  • H: 2 1/2 in, W: 4 1/4 in, D: 5 1/4 in (H: 6.3 cm, W: 10.8 cm, D: 13.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles T. Wright, 1961
  • M10864
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