Farm Level

Description
This simple instrument was designed to provide minimal precision at an affordable price. Its horizontal circle is graduated to single degrees. William Rutter, a farmer and builder in Prince George's County, Md., acquired it in the 1920s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
farm level
Measurements
overall case: 19.5 cm x 15 cm x 29.3 cm; 7 11/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 11 9/16 in
ID Number
2003.0017.01
accession number
2003.0017
catalog number
2003.0017.01
subject
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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