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Triangulation Instrument, by Jost Bürgi, German, Late 16th Century

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Inventory Number: 54181
Object Type:
Persons: Joost Bürgi (Maker)
Date Created: Late 16th century
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/127
Brief Description: Three pivoted arms with linear and shot scales, one on a sliding pivot on the base arm.
Primary Inscriptions: "Ioost Bürgi F"
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
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Material(s): Gilt brass and steel

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