„This catalogue gives the reader a glance into a variety of navigational instruments found in the collection of the Estonian Maritime Museum. For the first time in the history of the museum, objects from a specific collection are gathered into a book. Various instruments used for navigation, like sextants and octants, compasses, sand-glasses, logs, sounding machines, telescopes and chronometers are introduced in this catalogue. In addition to a rich selection of illustrations, this catalogue gives an overview about the history of the museum collection as well as the history of navigation.“
The author of this catalogue is Estonian Maritime Museum´s researcher Feliks Gornischeff.
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