Post with Bracket

Post with Bracket

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This brass post with bracket is part of the transit instrument (aka meridian circle) that was made by William J. Young, in Philadelphia, and installed in the new observatory at Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, New York, in 1865.
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Object Name
turned post with bracket
Young, William J.
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
overall: 21 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 54.61 cm x 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm
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National Museum of American History
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