Dollond Wye Level

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Description
This level probably dates from the first half of the 19th century when this form—with a magnetic compass mounted below the telescope—was in use. It is marked "Dollond, London" and "HIBERNIAN MINING COMPANY."
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Dollond, George
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Measurements
telescope: 11 in; 27.94 cm
compass needle: 3 13/32 in; 8.636 cm
overall; level: 6 13/16 in x 4 1/8 in x 11 7/8 in; 17.30375 cm x 10.4775 cm x 30.1625 cm
ID Number
PH.309825A
accession number
109599
catalog number
309825A
Credit Line
Francis D. Shoemaker
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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