Brass Alidade On Stand

Alidade On Stand

Regular price £30.00 £30.00 Sale

A decorative antique brass style alidade would make a fantastic addition to any desktop.

  • Alidades are sighting devices for determining directions used in surveying and (formerly) astronomy
  • Alidades were used during voyages of exploration to assist with accurate map making and reading
  • The Royal Museums Greenwich collection holds examples of alidades
  • Metal and glass
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7cm | 3.9 x 2.8 in

We have more Moon-inspired homewaresclothingbooksprints and gifts. 'The Moon', our new major exhibition is at the National Maritime Museum from 19 July 2019 until 5 January 2020. 

The Moon Exhibition book stack surrounded by a telescope, space shuttle and moon print

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