Lutz Surveyor's Cross

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Description
This cross, closed and cylindrical, has a silver band that is graduated to degrees, and read by vernier to 2 minutes. There are two slits on the lower part of the cylinder, and four on the upper part. The "E. LUTZ PARIS" signature refers to Edouard Lutz, who worked in Paris in the second half of the 19th century.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Lutz, Edouard
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Measurements
overall: 5 3/4 in x 3 in; 14.605 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
PH.323694
catalog number
323694
accession number
252310
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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