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Equatorial Instrument and Simple Theodolite, by Jacopo Lusverg, Rome, 1668

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 36674
Object Type:
Persons: Jacopo Lusverg (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 1668
Place Created: Rome Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: The simple theodolite consists of a rotating compass with an index mounted over an alidade with two slit sights. The compass bowl and needle look to be later than the rest of the instrument.
Primary Inscriptions: "Iacobus Lusuerg Mutinensis faciebat Romæ 1668" on the equatorial circle
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass

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