surveyor's compass

surveyor's compass

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Description
This instrument consists of a brass compass and clinometer in a wooden box. The "L. J. Sauvage Fils Ainé à Liege" inscription has not been identified.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
surveyor's compass
date made
19th century
place made
Belgium: Wallonia, Liège
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 8 in x 8 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 20.32 cm x 21.59 cm
overall: 1 1/2 in x 8 in x 8 7/8 in; 3.81 cm x 20.32 cm x 22.5425 cm
ID Number
PH.317350
catalog number
317350
accession number
230279
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National Museum of American History
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