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Simple Theodolite and Surveyor's Cross, by Lud. Sem., Italian, 1612

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Inventory Number: 34151
Object Type:
Persons: Sem Lud.
Date Created: 1612
Place Created: Italy Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Horizontal circle divided for the 8 Italian winds into 45° sectors. Central fixed compass with lid. Rotating cross of 4 moulded slit sights, one of which is removable. This latter sight is attached to an arm which terminates in a tangent rule. The underside of the plate has three fixtures presumably for a stand support.
Ovoid case with hinged lid. Wood covered in dyed leather, gold stamped. Paper lining.
Primary Inscriptions: "LVD . SEM . FEC . A. D. 1612" on tangent rule.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
gold-tooled leather case

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