Aloe/Blunt Wye Level

Description
This level is marked, "A. S. Aloe Maker St. Louis No. 69 Blunt & Co. N. Y.” and it is difficult to know what to make of the signature. A. S. Aloe did sell various optical and mathematical instruments, but there is no evidence that he could or did make them. Blunt & Co., which was in business under this name from 1869 to 1874, probably did make instruments of this sort.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
level (wye)
maker
A.S. Aloe and Company
Blunt and Company
Measurements
overall: 8 7/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 16 3/16 in; 22.5425 cm x 11.43 cm x 41.11625 cm
place made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
ID Number
PH*335533
catalog number
335533
accession number
321714
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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