Wooden Semi-Circle

Unknown Maker

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about 1810

Light brown wood, hand-carved to hold semicircular cover glass, holes at each end to hold (missing) sighting veins, 3/4" hole in doubled strip on botton for mounting on tripod, modern card added (hand-made manila folder stock)

Overall: 16 1/2 x 5 x 5 in. (41.91 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)

Overall: 7/8 in. (2.223 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

2007.1.73

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument: Surveying

Classification

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument - Surveying

Not on view

Provenance

Found in the attic of the Thayer School of Engineering, possibly from the Chandler School; transferred by Dean William Kimball to the Dartmouth College Museum, June 17, 1960; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2007.

Old Number

Dartmouth College Museum no. 160.30.18774

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