Bosworth Graphometer

Description
This instrument is made of mahogany, and has an inset trough compass. The arc is graduated into degrees. It is marked "NOAH BOSWORTH 1823." Noah Bosworth (1778–1837) lived in Halifax, Mass.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
graphometer
maker
Bosworth, Noah
Measurements
overall: 9 in; 22.86 cm
alidade: 13 in; 33.02 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Halifax
ID Number
PH*330705
catalog number
330705
accession number
297049
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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