Patent model for Eli Thayer, "Improvement in Plane Angulometers," U.S. Patent 36,312 (Aug. 26, 1862). Eli Thayer (1819-1899) graduated from Brown University; organized the Oread Institute, a school for young women in Worcester, Mass.; established the Emigrant Aid Society; and served briefly as a member of the House of Representatives.

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.314752Catalog Number: 314752Accession Number: 210834Patent Number: 36312

Object Name: clinometer

Measurements: overall: 7 in x 6 in x 4 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 15.24 cm x 11.43 cmoverall: 6 7/8 in x 6 in x 4 1/2 in; 17.4625 cm x 15.24 cm x 11.43 cm


Record Id: nmah_1393400

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