Dollond Wye Level

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."
Currently not on view
Object Name
Dollond, George
telescope: 11 in; 27.94 cm
compass needle: 3 13/32 in; 8.636 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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