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Surveyor with Theodolite

Surveyor with Theodolite

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Description
This unsigned oil painting shows a well-dressed surveyor standing with a tripod-mounted theodolite. The surveyor was probably English or American, the theodolite was probably made in London in the second half of the 18th century, and the painting was probably made in England or America at that time.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
painting, surveyor
Measurements
overall: 30 in x 25 in; 76.2 cm x 63.5 cm
overall: 36 in x 31 in x 2 1/2 in; 91.44 cm x 78.74 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
PH.318293.01
accession number
233466
catalog number
318293.01
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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