Bliss Azimuth Instrument

Description
This is a standard instrument that might have been made any time between the formation of John Bliss & Company in 1857 and the demise of the firm in 1967. The inscription reads "John Bliss & Co. New York."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
azimuth instrument
maker
John Bliss & Co.
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 6.985 cm x 19.05 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
PH*317360
catalog number
317360
accession number
230277
subject
Measuring & Mapping
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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