Ship Compas

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Date: 19th century
Origins: Bought in Jakarta, found in Makasar, made in Europe
Category: Brass, glass, ron
Dimensions: D. 20 cm, H. 30,5 cm, W. 10 kg
Classification: Geography

Summary:

In eraly time, sailors used stars, waves and other element to determine their traveling direction. The compass was popularized in the 19th century when sailor used it with maps to maintain direction.