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Plane-Table Alidade, by Humfrey Cole, London, 1580?

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Inventory Number: 47108
Object Type: Object
Persons: Humphrey Cole
Date Created: 1580?
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1980-22
Brief Description: Along one edge there is a scale of 17 inches divided to 1/8ths; along the other edge are inches subdivided into equal parts. There are two threaded holes near the middle which were presumably for fixing on a sighting device.
Primary Inscriptions: "H + Cole + 1580 [?] +" on reverse (see note on dating)
Provenance: Purchased.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass


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