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Military Surveying Instrument, by Adrien Descrolieres, Antwerp?, 1579

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Inventory Number: 36261
Object Type:
Persons: Adrien Descrolieres (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1579
Place Created: Antwerp Belgium Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Three arms moving on a single flat hinge, the outer two each carrying a pivoted arm linked to a cursor sliding along degree and polygon scales on the central arm. Each of the outer arms has a pair of sights.
Primary Inscriptions: 'A Descrolieres facie: 1579'
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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