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Pulsar Calculator Watch

Manufacturer:
Pulsar  Search this
Physical Description:
Stainless steel (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 23.1775 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.27 cm
overall - face: 1 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
wrist watch, calculator, pulsar
wrist watch, calculator watch, pulsar
Date made:
1976
Subject:
Timekeeping  Search this
ID Number:
1994.0354.07
Catalog number:
1994.0354.07
Accession number:
1994.0354
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Engraved wood block "Cannibal Cooking-Pots"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
Butler, Joline J.  Search this
Original artist:
Agate, A. T.  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Author:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
relief
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1845
ca 1844
Related event:
U.S. Exploring Expedition  Search this
Related Publication:
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Related Web Publication:
http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/index.htm
ID Number:
1999.0145.149
Accession number:
1999.0145
Catalog number:
1999.0145.149
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Engraved wood block "Drummond's Islander"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
Gilbert, Reuben S.  Search this
Original artist:
Agate, A. T.  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Author:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
relief
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1845
ca 1844
Related event:
U.S. Exploring Expedition  Search this
Related Publication:
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
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http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/index.htm
ID Number:
1999.0145.193
Accession number:
1999.0145
Catalog number:
1999.0145.193
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Engraved wood block "Indians Pounding Acorns"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
Butler, Joline J.  Search this
Armstrong, G.  Search this
Original artist:
Agate, A. T.  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Author:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
relief
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1845
ca 1844
Related event:
U.S. Exploring Expedition  Search this
Related Publication:
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Related Web Publication:
http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/index.htm
ID Number:
1999.0145.207
Accession number:
1999.0145
Catalog number:
1999.0145.207
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Engraved wood block "Ohwa Tree"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
Butler, Joline J.  Search this
Original artist:
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Author:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
relief
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1845
ca 1844
Related event:
U.S. Exploring Expedition  Search this
Related Publication:
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Related Web Publication:
http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/index.htm
ID Number:
1999.0145.104
Accession number:
1999.0145
Catalog number:
1999.0145.104
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Engraved wood block "Native of Australia"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
Pease, Richard H.  Search this
Original artist:
Agate, A. T.  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Author:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
relief
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1845
ca 1844
Related event:
U.S. Exploring Expedition  Search this
Related Publication:
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
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http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/index.htm
ID Number:
1999.0145.113
Accession number:
1999.0145
Catalog number:
1999.0145.113
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Casella Aneroid Barometer

Maker:
L. P. Casella  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in; 13.97 cm
overall: 6 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 5.3975 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
casella aneroid barometer
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
circa 1856-1897
circa 1870-1897
1870 - 1890
Credit Line:
U.S. Weather Bureau
ID Number:
PH.314547
Accession number:
204612
Catalog number:
314547
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Casella Alpine Aneroid Barometer

Maker:
L. P. Casella  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 13/16 in; 4.572 cm
overall in case: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
barometer, aneroid
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1865-1897
Credit Line:
Philip Squire Sampson
ID Number:
PH.326964
Accession number:
264006
Catalog number:
326964
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Casella Photo Theodolite

Maker:
L. P. Casella  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 8 in x 7 11/32 in; 35.56 cm x 20.32 cm x 18.669 cm
telescope: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall: 13 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 7 9/16 in; 34.6075 cm x 19.05 cm x 19.20875 cm
Object Name:
photo theodolite
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Related Publication:
Casella, L.. Description of the Bridges-Lee New Patent Photo-Theodolite
McConnell, Anita. King of the Clinicals: The Life and Times of J. J. Hicks (1837-1916)
Engineering
C. F. Casella & Co., Ltd.. Catalogue No. 564. Surveying and Drawing Instruments and Appliances
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
PH.252972
Catalog number:
252972
Accession number:
49676
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Bond Marine Chronometer

Maker:
Bond, William C.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
lead (weights material)
glass (top material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 6 1/8 in; 30.48 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
chronometer, marine
chronometer, box
chronometer
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1812-1815
ID Number:
ME.318981
Catalog number:
318981
Accession number:
230288
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Time and Navigation
Exhibition:
Time and Navigation, National Air and Space Museum
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Beta 21 Watch Module

Maker:
Communaute d'interet Beta, CEH  Search this
Measurements:
overall - module: 1 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 3.81 cm x .9525 cm
overall - case: 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.27 cm
overall - business card: 3 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
module, quartz wristwatch, with cover
Place made:
Schweiz
Date made:
ca 1969
Subject:
Timekeeping  Search this
ID Number:
2003.0002.01
Catalog number:
2003.0002.01
Accession number:
2003.0002
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Dip Circle

Maker:
Henry Barrow & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
circle: 10 1/4 in; 26.035 cm
overall: 14 7/8 in x 14 3/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 37.7825 cm x 37.465 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
dip circle
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.307207
Catalog number:
307207
Accession number:
65983
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Geodetic Transit

Measurements:
aperture: 3 1/2 in; 8.89 cm
telescope: 39 1/2 in; 100.33 cm
Object Name:
geodetic transit
Related Publication:
Saegmuller, George N.. Descriptive Price-List of First-Class Engineering & Astronomical Instruments
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Report of the Superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.316661.01
Accession number:
226636
Catalog number:
316661
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Engraved wood block "Natives of Wytoohee"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
O'Brien  Search this
Manning, John H.  Search this
Original artist:
Drayton, Joseph  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Author:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
relief
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1845
ca 1844
Related event:
U.S. Exploring Expedition  Search this
Related Publication:
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Related Web Publication:
http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/index.htm
ID Number:
1999.0145.081
Accession number:
1999.0145
Catalog number:
1999.0145.081
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I. P. Cutts, Sutton & Sons Telescope

Maker:
I. P. Cutts, Sutton & Sons  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 20 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 53.0225 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
telescope (spy glass)
ID Number:
PH.39392
Catalog number:
39392
Accession number:
8745
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Dry Card Compass

Maker:
S. Thaxter & Son  Search this
Measurements:
compass: 7 in; 17.78 cm
overall: 6 3/4 in x 10 1/8 in x 10 in; 17.145 cm x 25.7175 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
dry card compass
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Credit Line:
S. Thaxter & Sons
ID Number:
PH.039384
Catalog number:
39384
Accession number:
8745
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Brandis & Sons Sextant

Maker:
Brandis & Sons, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
mahogony (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
radius: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall in case: 5 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in x 10 in; 13.335 cm x 24.765 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sextant
Place made:
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Date made:
ca 1917
Subject:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
C. Richard Hoshaw
ID Number:
1991.0446.01
Catalog number:
1991.0446.01
Accession number:
1991.0446
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Data Source:
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August Lingke Theodolite

Maker:
August Lingke & Co.  Search this
Measurements:
case: 12 in x 8 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in; 30.48 cm x 21.59 cm x 22.225 cm
body: 9 in x 6 in x 5 in; 22.86 cm x 15.24 cm x 12.7 cm
overall in box: 12 3/4 in x 8 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in; 32.385 cm x 21.59 cm x 22.225 cm
Object Name:
Theodolite Body And Case
Place made:
Deutschland: Sachsen, Freiberg
Credit Line:
Gift of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
ID Number:
2001.0300.02.01
Catalog number:
2001.0300.02.01
Accession number:
2001.0300
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Betts 15-Inch Collapsible Terrestrial Globe

Maker:
George Philip & Son  Search this
Physical Description:
cloth (overall material)
pine (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 38 cm; 14 31/32 in
overall: 3 in x 30 1/4 in x 3 in; 7.62 cm x 76.835 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
globe
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Associated place:
United States: Massachusetts, Amherst
Date made:
late 19th century
Subject:
Geography  Search this
Credit Line:
Amherst College
ID Number:
PH.328739
Accession number:
277678
Catalog number:
328739
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edanmdm:nmah_1063821
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Compendium

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
string (gnomon material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 cm x 8.7 cm x 8.7 cm; 25/32 in x 3 7/16 in x 3 7/16 in
Object Name:
compendium
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
ID Number:
MA.319947
Catalog number:
319947
Accession number:
239625
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