Artificial Horizon

Artificial Horizon

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Description
This artificial horizon has a rectangular wooden base, and glass and iron roof. The "USCGS #47" inscription on the box dates from after 1877 when the U.S. Coast Survey became the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
artificial horizon
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 6 3/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 16.2052 cm x 10.795 cm
overall: 5 7/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in; 14.9225 cm x 19.05 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
PH.315361
catalog number
315361
accession number
219304
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National Museum of American History
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