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Compass or divider, fragment, bronze

Compass or divider, fragment, bronze

Accession Number: 17.230.62

Compass or divider, fragment, bronze

Compass or divider, fragment, bronze

Accession Number: 17.230.33

Compass or divider, fragment, bronze

Compass or divider, fragment, bronze

Accession Number: 17.230.63

Compass of the world from BL Royal 17 C XXXVIII, f. 41v

Compass of the world from BL Royal 17 C XXXVIII, f. 41v

Compass of the world. Image taken from f. 41v of Travels (index Itinerarium, Voyage d'outre mer) in Middle English. Written in English.

Portable compass dial, copper alloy, Bohemia
Priming Flask with Sundial and Compass
St. Peter's, drum, plan, at two levels (recto) compass (verso)
Seated woman holding a tablet and compass (allegory of learning), a winged putto at right
St. Peter's, drum, plan, at two levels (recto) compass (verso)
An Allegory:  Female Figure with a Compass, God the Father Seated on Clouds, and a Demon
An Allegory:  Female Figure with a Compass, God the Father Seated on Clouds, and a Demon
Compass of Louis de Boisot
Compass of Louis de Boisot

Compass of Louis de Boisot

Louis de Boisot was an admiral from Zeeland. He is chiefly remembered for leading the forces that breached the dikes around Leiden during the Spanish siege of the city. The rising water forced the Spaniards to ... More

Kompas, bronze

Kompas, bronze

Klein, rechthoekig instrument in de vorm van een boekband met vier sloten. Aan de bovenkant van de bovenzijde een cirkel met 2 x I-XII uren. In de vier hoeken hoofdjes die de vier windrichtingen symboliseren. D... More

Priming Flask with Sundial and Compass
Kompasdoos

Kompasdoos

Buitenste kompasdoos bestaande uit een ronde rechtwandige doos met aan de onderkant een uitstekende rand en aan de bovenkant een enigszins terugspringende rand. De kompasdoos is aan de bovenzijde open en heeft ... More

[Gerhard Mercator, half-length portrait, facing left, holding compass and globe, at age 62]

[Gerhard Mercator, half-length portrait, facing left, holding compass ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm : [1595] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... More

Portable compass dial

Portable compass dial

Possibly by E.C. Stockert

New Inventions of Modern Times [Nova Reperta], The Invention of the Compass, plate 2
Architect in His Study Holding a Compass and Conversing with Three Men
Beam compass, copper alloy

Beam compass, copper alloy

Christopher Trechsler (ca. 1550–ca. 1624, married 1571) the Elder, son of Lorenz

Beam compass, copper alloy, Europe
Portable compass dial, copper alloy, Bohemia
Two One Half Variants of a Design for Painted Wall Decoration with Arch and Perspective View Inside (recto). Negligible diagrams and compass drawn circle (verso).
Bus met tekeninstrumenten uit het wrak van de Oost-Indiëvaarder Hollandia

Bus met tekeninstrumenten uit het wrak van de Oost-Indiëvaarder Hollan...

Tools and instruments, case of drawing instruments; (12); a: (1) case, oval in section, slightly tapering (6.9h, 4.7-4.1w, 2.3d), engraved decoration of floral motifs with plain central panel, moulded upper rim... More

A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to the newest observations & discoveries in several different projections including the trade winds, monsoons, variation of the compass, and illustrated with a coelestial planisphere, the various systems of Ptolomy, Copernicus, and Tycho Brahe together with ye apearances of the planets &c. /

A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to the newest...

Relief shown pictorially. Insets: The northern hemisphere upon the plane of the Equinoctial -- The northern coelestial hemisphere -- A projection of ye world upon equidistant meridians and parallels -- The nort... More

Portable compass dial, copper alloy
Portrait of Andrea Palladio in half-length within an oval frame; a compass, carpenter's square, and plumb line rest on the plinth below the oval, from an unidentified edition of 'Architecture de Palladio,' revised by Giacomo Leoni and translated by Nicholas du Bois
Azimuth Compass coat of arms

Azimuth Compass coat of arms

Azimutkompas in cardanusring in een houten doos, waarvan de deksel ontbreekt. De cardanusring kan gedraaid worden voor peilingen. Het kompas heeft een vaste pelorus, de ketel is verzwaard met een loden gewicht ... More

Illus. of the Rectifier, in Andrew Wakeley, The Mariner's compass rectified, London, J. Mount and T. Page, 1766

Illus. of the Rectifier, in Andrew Wakeley, The Mariner's compass rect...

Illus. in: Andrew Wakeley, The Mariner's compass rectified, London, J. Mount and T. Page, 1766. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORKS; Navig... More

Surveyor's Compass, copper alloy, Pennsylvania
Folding compass dial, copper alloy
Surveyor's Compass, copper alloy

Surveyor's Compass, copper alloy

John Heilig (1765–1841) Made in Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States

Pocket Compass

Pocket Compass

Zakkompas in messing huis, met verzilverde messing bodem waarop de windrichtingen zijn gegraveerd; de hoek tussen Noord-West en Noord is verdeeld in 5 graden. Op een verhoogde rand ter hoogte van de naald is ee... More

Design for Ceiling in Four Parts, One Decorated with a Compass Motif, in Rust and Olive Green, Moorish Motifs
Bonsai Plum, Compass, and Pocket Sundial with Design of Calendar, from Spring Rain Surimono Album (Harusame surimono-jō, vol. 3)
Rasmus Dekker - Sun Compass coat of arms

Rasmus Dekker - Sun Compass coat of arms

Kompas in cardanusring in een houten doos met handvaten. De vierkante houten kompasketel is verzwaard met een loden gewicht onderin. Op een van de zijden is een kantelende zonnewijzer opgericht: hij bestaat uit... More

Azimuth Compass with Tripod, Poland

Azimuth Compass with Tripod, Poland

Azimutkompas in een houten doos. Het kompas heeft een vaste peilinrichting. Het oculair hiervan bestaat uit een prismatisch vizier om de roos te lezen, gecombineerd met een spleet-vizier met een zwart en groen ... More

Tripod for a Azimuth Compass

Tripod for a Azimuth Compass

De driepoot heeft een mik om het kompas in op te hangen.

Compass in binnacle, copper alloy

Compass in binnacle, copper alloy

The ship’s compass was used to determine the course of a vessel and was thus the most important instrument on board. At night it could be safely kept in this binnacle (in Dutch nachthuis or ‘night house’). A sm... More

Compass in binnacle
Dipping Needle Compass

Dipping Needle Compass

Inclinatiekompas in cardanusring in een houten doos. De kompasketel is verzwaard met een loden gewicht onderin. De roos heeft een gat in het midden, waarover een messing brug loopt met het ophangpunt voor de pe... More

Azimuth Compass, copper alloy

Azimuth Compass, copper alloy

Azimutkompas in cardanusring in een houten doos. De kompasketel is verzwaard met een loden gewicht onderin. De roos is op een eigenaardige manier opgehangen: in de ketel is een kleine cardanusring aangebracht, ... More

Pivot

Pivot

Kompaspen met robijnen punt op een houten voetstuk, met roos. De roos heeft een messing dop in het midden met gat voor de pen onderin: het draaien van de roos werd door de gebruikte materialen verbeterd, terwij... More

Pivot and Two Compass Cards

Pivot and Two Compass Cards

Kompaspen met robijnen punt op een houten voetstuk, met roos. De roos heeft een messing dop in het midden met gat voor de pen onderin: het draaien van de roos werd door de gebruikte materialen verbeterd, terwij... More

Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen hundred of the principal ports and places in the world, with their bearings per compass, and their distances expressed in geographical miles, from the city of Washington /

Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen...

Includes text, compass rose, and ill. of Capitol. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 149 Vault DCP

Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen hundred of the principal ports and places in the world, with their bearings per compass, and their distances expressed in geographical miles, from the city of Washington /

Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen...

"Entered according to Act of Congress the 3rd day of April 1827, by P. Hawkes of the State of Pennsylvania." Includes text, compass rose, and ill. of Capitol. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ... More

Compass Dial, 19th century
Two men displaying a piece of paper, upon which one has made some marks with a compass.
David Octavius Hill - James Nasmyth, 1808 - 1890. Inventor of the steam hammer

David Octavius Hill - James Nasmyth, 1808 - 1890. Inventor of the stea...

Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill..about 1844..Accession no. PGP HA 541 .Medium Calotype print .Size 19.90 x 15.20 cm .Credit Provenance unknown ..For more information please select here ( http://www.national... More

Drawing of a Surveyor's Compass

Drawing of a Surveyor's Compass

This patent was designed by Samuel Kern. Utility Patent Drawings

Mariner's Compass Quilt
Chinese Compass, copper alloy

Chinese Compass, copper alloy

Chinees kompas bestaand uit een kom, aan de binnenzijde wit beschilderd en bedekt met glas, met daarin een droge kompasnaald. Chinese kompassen kennen een onderverdeling in 24 windrichtingen. De windrichtingen ... More

[Carpenter in Top Hat with Hatchet, Compass, Square, and Hand Saw]
[Carpenter in Top Hat with Hatchet, Compass, Square, and Hand Saw]
Liquid Compass

Liquid Compass

Vloeistofkompas met accessoires in cardanusring in houten doos; de vloeistof is verloren, het glas is aangetast van binnen, de roos is geheel bedekt met een ondoorzichtige laag, de deksel van de doos ontbreekt.... More

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000054 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

[Two Carpenters with a Handsaw, Wood Plane, Hammer, Compass, and Square]
map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000058 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

[Two Seated Men with Calipers, T-Square, and Compass]
map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000046 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000031 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000022 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000041 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000050 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000017 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc"

map from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ire...

This image has been taken from scan 000036 from "Sanctioned by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland. A new series of outline Maps, with illustrations of the Mariner's compass and solar system, etc... More

world from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviations of the Compass caused by Iron in a ship. Edited by F. J. Evans and Archibald Smith. [With a preface by I. W., i.e. John Washington.]"

world from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviati...

This image has been taken from scan 000127 from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviations of the Compass caused by Iron in a ship. Edited by F. J. Evans and Archibald Smith. [With a preface... More

world from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviations of the Compass caused by Iron in a ship. Edited by F. J. Evans and Archibald Smith. [With a preface by I. W., i.e. John Washington.]"

world from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviati...

This image has been taken from scan 000129 from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviations of the Compass caused by Iron in a ship. Edited by F. J. Evans and Archibald Smith. [With a preface... More

world from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviations of the Compass caused by Iron in a ship. Edited by F. J. Evans and Archibald Smith. [With a preface by I. W., i.e. John Washington.]"

world from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviati...

This image has been taken from scan 000125 from "Admiralty Manual for ascertaining and applying the Deviations of the Compass caused by Iron in a ship. Edited by F. J. Evans and Archibald Smith. [With a preface... More

[Mariner's compass]

[Mariner's compass]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Epistola Petri Peregrini de Maricourt ad Sygerum de Foucaucourt militem de magnete" in Bulletino di bibliografia e de storia della scienze matematiche e fisiche, t. 1.... More

[Two Seated Men with Calipers, T-Square, and Compass]
Drawing compass [with fine point brush]

Drawing compass [with fine point brush]

Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Medicine" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. F... More

[Two Carpenters with a Handsaw, Wood Plane, Hammer, Compass, and Square]
[Fernando Magellan, half-length portrait, facing left; holding globe and compass]

[Fernando Magellan, half-length portrait, facing left; holding globe a...

Illus. in Narrative and critical history of America / Winsor. 1886, v. 2, p. 595. Reference copy in BIOG. FILE - Magellan, Fernando, 1470?-1521.

[Compass Point, Bude, Cornwall, England] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Compass Point, Bude, Cornwall, England] view, photochrome print postc...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "11127". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... More

diagram from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ... the Admiralty. [With plates.]"

diagram from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Orig...

This image has been taken from scan 000237 from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ...... More

map from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ... the Admiralty. [With plates.]"

map from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Original...

This image has been taken from scan 000243 from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ...... More

diagram from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ... the Admiralty. [With plates.]"

diagram from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Orig...

This image has been taken from scan 000251 from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ...... More

map from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ... the Admiralty. [With plates.]"

map from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Original...

This image has been taken from scan 000241 from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ...... More

diagram from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ... the Admiralty. [With plates.]"

diagram from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Orig...

This image has been taken from scan 000253 from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ...... More

map from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Originally edited in 1862 by F. J. Evans ... and Archibald Smith ... Sixth edition. Published by order of ... the Admiralty. [With plates.]"

map from "Admiralty Manual for the Deviations of the Compass. Original...

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[Children in school in Washington, D.C. - learning how a compass is made]

[Children in school in Washington, D.C. - learning how a compass is ma...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). In album: "3rd Division."

[Sebastian Cabot, half-length portrait, standing with compass and globe, facing front]

[Sebastian Cabot, half-length portrait, standing with compass and glob...

Y16118 U.S. Copyright Office. From the painting by Chapman after the original attributed to Holbein. Copyright by G. Barrie & Sons.

Seks menn fotografert ombord på oppsynsskipet Heimdal

Seks menn fotografert ombord på oppsynsskipet Heimdal

Seks menn fotografert ombord på oppsynsskipet Heimdal

[Man with globe, compass, and books gazing over landscape]

[Man with globe, compass, and books gazing over landscape]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Our Invisible Helpers" by Maurice Maeterlinck, Cosmopolitan, 63:41 (Nov. 1917).

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - U.S. Junior Naval Reserve. Learning to box the compass. A morning class, Camp Dewey, New London, Conn

Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn. - U.S. Jun...

Photographer: U.S. Junior Naval Reserve, N.Y.C. Boy's Activities - Junior Naval Reserve - Camp Dewey, Conn.

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Harvard University R.O.T.C., Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Off for day of map drawing, each man with his own table, compass alidade and stride recorder

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Harvard University R....

Photographer: Herbert Turner Colleges and Universities - Harvard University

Airplanes - Instruments - Testing Aeroplane Compass Naval Observation Station. From C.P.I
With compass and T-square

With compass and T-square

Exhibit poster showing two scenes in which men with partial arm amputations perform mechanical drafting without the need for prostheses. Poster caption: For one-armed men, mechanical drafting has proved a good ... More

Scientists for Uncle Sam awarded Magellan Gold Medal. Dr. L.J. Briggs, left, Assistant Director and Dr. Paul R. [Heyl?], Chief of the Sound Section of the United States Bureau of Standards, with the first successful experimental model of the earth inductor compass, which they developed for the Army Air Corps and for which they were awarded the Magellan Gold Medal by the American Philosophical Society. It was a model of this same compass that Capt. Charles Lindbergh used on his epochal flight from New York to Paris
If you happen to be commander of a Navy ship you will be happy to know about this new piece of mechanism. It is the result of the combined efforts of various branches of the Navy Dept. It is a theodolite (compass for measuring the horizon) that will be used on Navy ships. Mr. R.L. Currie of the aerological office Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy department is shown with this instrument which will be used to site pilot balloons sent from shipboard for the sake of gathering weather information
Från KSSS och KMK:s dagdistanstävling för motorbåtar Stavsnäs-Sandhamn 9 juli 1932; fröknarna Grönstedt i Karl Grönstedts motorjakt INGMAR.

Från KSSS och KMK:s dagdistanstävling för motorbåtar Stavsnäs-Sandhamn...

Från KSSS och KMK:s dagdistanstävling för motorbåtar Stavsnäs-Sandhamn 9 juli 1932; fröknarna Grönstedt i Karl Grönstedts motorjakt INGMAR.

Photograph Looking Down in Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible , ca. 1933

Photograph Looking Down in Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible , ...

Original Caption: Photograph Looking Down in Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible , ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate ... More

Various ship-building related objects IV504
Swedish Navy Karlskrona Shipyard History
Direction and draft of drilling operations is determined by a camera enclosed in a tube with a compass, lighting facilities and timing device, which is sent to bottom of hole. Oil well, Kilgore, Texas
"Captain" Mary Converse, instructing V-7 (candidates for United States Navy ensign commissions) students in use of sextant, compass and gyroscope and in navigation. Using the sextant in the garden at night
"Captain" Mary Converse, instructing V-7 (candidates for United States Navy ensign commissions) students in use of sextant, compass and gyroscope and in navigation. A problem in charting a course takes shape; every member of the class is keenly interested
"Captain" Mary Converse, instructing V-7 (candidates for United States Navy ensign commissions) students in use of sextant, compass and gyroscope and in navigation. Captain Mary demonstrating the use of the sextant in locating one's position by the stars
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