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Bliss Azimuth Instrument

Bliss Azimuth Instrument

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Description
This is a standard instrument that might have been made any time between the formation of John Bliss & Company in 1857 and the demise of the firm in 1967. The inscription reads "John Bliss & Co. New York."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
azimuth instrument
maker
John Bliss & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 6.985 cm x 19.05 cm
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 in x 9 in; 3.81 cm x 7.62 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
PH.317360
catalog number
317360
accession number
230277
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