Graphometer

Graphometer

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Description
This graphometer is made of mahogany, and has an inset trough compass. The arc is graduated into degrees. It is marked "NOAH BOSWORTH, HALIFAX MS. 1824" and "No. 9." Noah Bosworth (1778–1837) lived in Halifax, Massachusetts.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
graphometer
maker
Bosworth, Noah
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Halifax
Measurements
overall: 9 in; 22.86 cm
alidade: 12 in; 30.48 cm
overall: 5 in x 12 1/16 in x 6 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 30.63875 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
PH.330193
catalog number
330193
accession number
287880
Credit Line
Alfred Cunningham
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