Surveyor with Theodolite

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This unsigned oil painting shows a well-dressed surveyor standing with a tripod-mounted theodolite. The surveyor was probably English or American, the theodolite was probably made in London in the second half of the 18th century, and the painting was probably made in England or America at that time.
Currently not on view
overall: 30 in x 25 in; 76.2 cm x 63.5 cm
overall: 36 in x 31 in x 2 1/2 in; 91.44 cm x 78.74 cm x 6.35 cm
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