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Astronomical transit instrument

Description

Small astronomical transit instrument used as a backup time keeper during World War II, by Carl Bamberg, Friedenau, Berlin, Germany, pre 1930

Museum reference

T.2009.108

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Astronomical transit instrument

Production information

Bamberg, Johann Carl Wilhelm Anton, 1847 - 1892, Instrument maker
Friedenau, Berlin, Germany, EUROPE

Date

Pre 1930

Associations

World War II

Exhibitions

  • Earth in Space (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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