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Plane-Table Alidade, by George Adams, London, Late 18th Century

Inventory Number: 41452
Object Type: alidade
Persons: George Adams
Date Created: Late 18th century
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1931-12
Brief Description: Diagonal scale of inches and half-inches, and a plain scale dividing inches into 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 parts, with a scale of chords. The sights are alternating slit and thread. Each sight is fixed on by an oval-headed screw.
Primary Inscriptions: "G. Adams LONDON"
Provenance: Presented by Lord Dillon.
Collection Group:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
501 49 mm