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Military Surveyor's Protractor, by Erasmus Habermel, Prague?, Late 16th Century

Inventory Number: 54619
Object Type:
Persons: Erasmus Habermel (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Late 16th century
Place Created: Prague Czech Republic Europe
Accession Number: 1962-102
Brief Description: Circular protractor with pivoted tangential rule, degree scale with diagonal division, and positions for walls of polygons from 3 to 16 sides.
Primary Inscriptions: "Erasmus Habermel fec"
Provenance: Purchased with the assistance of a grant from the Pilgrim Trust.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt and silvered copper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
132 mm

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