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Surveying Planchette or Simple Theodolite, by Chapotot, Paris, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 62734
Object Type:
Persons: Chapotot (Maker)
Date Created: Early 18th Century
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Accession Number: 1998-28
Brief Description: Circular plate with two fixed sights, circular ivory tablet fitting in mater under removable alidade with two sights and a compass; ball and socket joint for support.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Chapotot AParis' on the alidade
Provenance: Purchased with the help of the PRISM Fund. Purchased from Christies, South Kensington
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass and ivory

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