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August L. Delin (American)

Raleigh, 1925-1950

  • Wood, cordage, paint, metal
  • United States
  • H: 42 in, L: 51 1/2 in, W: 20 in (H: 106.7 cm, L: 130.8 cm, W: 50.8 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. August L. Delin, 1957
  • M9230
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American manufacturer

Hadley's Quadrant or Octant, 1760

  • Mahogany, ivory, boxwood
  • United States
  • H: 2 7/8 in, W: 18 3/8 in, D: 21 1/4 in (H: 7.3 cm, W: 46.7 cm, D: 54.0 cm)
  • Gift of the Bostonian Society, 1957
  • M9270
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George G. Jelly (American)

Model of a Ship, 1871

  • Wood, cordage, paint
  • Salem, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 17 in, L: 33 in, W: 8 in (H: 43.2 cm, L: 83.8 cm, W: 20.3 cm)
  • Gift of S.C. Pitman, date unknown
  • M935
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England artist

Astrolabe, about 1650

  • Brass
  • England
  • H: 3/4 in, W: 11 1/2 in, D: 18 in (H: 1.9 cm, W: 29.2 cm, D: 45.7 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Harold Bowditch and Manfred Bowditch, 1958
  • M9450
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England artist

18th century Telescope, about 1770

  • Mahogany, brass
  • England
  • L: 29 in, dia.: 1 3/4 in (L: 73.7 cm, dia.: 4.4 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Harold Bowditch and Manfred Bowditch, 1958
  • M9451
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English artist

Nocturnal, late 18th century

  • Boxwood, copper alloy
  • England
  • H: 5/8 in, W: 9 5/8 in, D: 5 3/4 in (H: 1.6 cm, W: 24.4 cm, D: 14.6 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Harold Bowditch and Manfred Bowditch, 1958
  • M9452
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Eugenio A. Bahia (Portuguese)

Ship model, about 1900

  • Wood
  • Azores
  • L: 78 1/2 in, W: 15 3/4 in, D: 19 1/2 in (L: 199.4 cm, W: 40.0 cm, D: 49.5 cm)
  • Gift of Eugenio A. Bahia through Harry F. Bay, 1907
  • M946
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Nathaniel Bowditch (American, 1773-1838)

Engraved printing plate for chart of Salem Harbor, about 1806

  • Copper
  • Salem, Massachusetts
  • H: 22 1/8 in, W: 27 1/8 in (H: 56.2 cm, W: 68.9 cm)
  • Gift of Nathaniel Bowditch, 1834
  • M9796
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English carver

Scrimshawed Tusk, mid-19th century

  • Walrus tusk, blacking
  • On board an unidentified British whaleship
  • L: 23 3/4 in, W: 3 in (L: 60.3 cm, W: 7.6 cm)
  • Gift of Weston Howland, 1958
  • M9812
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Nathaniel Bowditch (American, 1773-1838)

Plane Quadrant, 1792

  • Mahogany, brass, lead
  • Salem, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 1/2 in, W: 9 3/4 in, D: 9 3/4 in (H: 1.3 cm, W: 24.8 cm, D: 24.8 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Harold Bowditch and Manfred Bowditch, 1958
  • M9819
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