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Maker:
Stackpole & Brother  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 76 cm x 60 cm x 41 cm; 29 29/32 in x 23 5/8 in x 16 5/32 in
Object Name:
geodetic transit
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1870s
Description:
This transit instrument came from Gettysburg College, and was probably purchased for the astronomical observatory opneed in 1874. The inscription reads “STACKPOLE & BROTHER / NEW YORK / 1588.”
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gettysburg College
ID Number:
PH.318446
Catalog number:
318446
Accession number:
235480
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-386b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184021