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Simple Theodolite, by Thomas Wright, English, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 35252
Object Type:
Persons: Thomas Wright
Date Created: Early 18th century
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: The alidade has a vernier scale at one end. There are two detachable sights which fit the alidade. At the 180° and 360° points on the circle, the rim is trimmed and there are sockets on the underside for fixing sights.
Primary Inscriptions: "Made by Tho Wright Instrument maker to ye PRINCE"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
Glass
Steel
Putty
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
178 305 mm

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