Two Sextant Eyepieces (Before 1845)

Two Sextant Eyepieces

Created by: Unknown
Archive: National Maritime Museum
Reference number: Picture ID no. J1525
Date: Before 1845
Notes: A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-1848. Two eye piece lens caps of sextant tubes found by Lieutenant W.R. Hobson at an abandoned camp site at Cape Felix, King William Island on 25 May 1859

Sunken ship