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Surveyor's Altitude Semicircle, English, c. 1800

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Inventory Number: 85567
Object Type:
Place Created: United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1932-31?
Brief Description: Vertical semicircle with degrees and vernier on one side, scales of links and feet on the other, surmounted by bubble level and telescope carrying plain sights; mounted on a foot with a socket for attachment to a (missing) horizontal base.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presumably presented by the Friends of the Old Ashmolean; Purchased by the Friends of the Old Ashmolean from Mrs Alkin.
Collection Group: John Thompson Collection?
Material(s): Brass and glass

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