Patent model for John Locke, “Surveyor’s Transit,” U.S. Patent 7,510 (July 16, 1850). John Locke (1792-1856) was a graduate of Yale College; a surgeon in the U.S. Navy; a chemist and geologist; an educator who established schools for girls in Lexington, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio; and an inventor.

Date Made: ca 1850

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.308905Catalog Number: 308905Accession Number: 89797Patent Number: 7,510

Object Name: transitObject Type: Patent Model

Measurements: overall: 6 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 15.875 cm x 17.145 cmoverall: 7 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in x 6 3/4 in; 19.3675 cm x 15.5575 cm x 17.145 cm


Record Id: nmah_1462533

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