Gift of Dr. Thos. H. Winslow

19th Century Gallery, 9/78

Compass, in leather case, 1850 exhibit 19th c. Gallery, 9/78 M.G. A: compass. B: case From the History Information Station: Compass is enscribed "Elevapol, Augsburg, Paris, 18 Cracau 50, Schretiger; made in Denmark." Miners arrived in California from all over the world, equipped with an array of useful and useless tools. A compass, though. was very handy when trying to find one's way through the mountains of El Dorado. Compass is a; case is b

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