It is a tool to find the direction of the magnetic line by rotating the magnet around the horizontal axis. it is called Compass in the sense that it divides the circle into azimuth. The ivory case contains a hand-painted azimuth table with a raised needle at the top.


  • Title: Compass Compass
  • Creator: David Trap
  • Date Created: 1750
  • Location: Korea Museum Maritime Museum, Korea Museum Maritime Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: D7.1xT1.6(cm)
  • Medium: Glass, Ivory

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