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Balance

Associated Name:
Hassler, F.R. (Ferdinand Rudolph)  Search this
Object Name:
Even-Arm Balance
even-arm balance
Object Type:
Balances
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
around 1840
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
CH.309589
Accession number:
103830
Catalog number:
309589
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Balance

Built by:
Hassler, F.R. (Ferdinand Rudolph)  Search this
Maker:
Hassler, F.R. (Ferdinand Rudolph)  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1.525 m; 5 ft
base: 48 cm x 41.3 cm x 16.25 cm; 18 7/8 in x 16 1/4 in x 6 3/8 in
Object Name:
Balance
Object Type:
Balances
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
ca. 1843
Presented to British government:
July 1843
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
Credit Line:
Great Britain Trade Standards, Department of Board of Controller
ID Number:
CH.314495
Accession number:
201802
Catalog number:
314495
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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United States Coast Survey medal, United States, 1846

Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 33.9 mm; x 1 5/16 in
Object Name:
Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1846
ID Number:
1991.0009.0531
Catalog number:
1991.0009.0531
91.9.531
Accession number:
1991.0009
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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United States Coast Survey medal, United States, 1846

Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 34.2 mm; x 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1846
ID Number:
1991.0009.0532
Catalog number:
1991.0009.0532
91.9.532
Accession number:
1991.0009
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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United States Coast Survey medal, United States, 1846

Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 34.1 mm; x 1 5/16 in
Object Name:
Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1846
ID Number:
1991.0009.0533
Catalog number:
1991.0009.0533
91.9.533
Accession number:
1991.0009
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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United States Coast Survey medal, United States, 1846

Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 34.6 mm; x 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1846
ID Number:
1991.0009.0534
Catalog number:
1991.0009.0534
91.9.534
Accession number:
1991.0009
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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United States Coast Survey medal, United States, 1846

Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 34.5 mm; x 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1846
ID Number:
1991.0009.0535
Catalog number:
1991.0009.0535
91.9.535
Accession number:
1991.0009
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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United States Coast Survey medal, United States, 1846

Manufacturer:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 34 mm; x 1 5/16 in
Object Name:
Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1846
ID Number:
1991.0009.0536
Catalog number:
1991.0009.0536
91.9.536
Accession number:
1991.0009
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Heliotrope (parts)

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 25 in x 8 in; 8.89 cm x 63.5 cm x 20.32 cm
overall in case: 3 1/2 in x 25 in x 8 in; 8.89 cm x 63.5 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
heliotrope (parts)
ID Number:
1986.0395.13
Catalog number:
1986.0395.13
Accession number:
1986.0395
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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edanmdm:nmah_1802241
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Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Maker:
Stancliffe, Benjamin  Search this
Measurements:
overall length: 14 1/8 in; 35.8775 cm
needle: 5 in; 12.7 cm
overall in case: 4 in x 16 1/2 in x 8 3/16 in; 10.16 cm x 41.91 cm x 20.79625 cm
Object Name:
Surveyor's Compass
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Related Publication:
Rittenhouse
ID Number:
PH.336362
Accession number:
1977.0970
Catalog number:
336362
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8e52-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Dip Circle

Maker:
Wurdemann, William W.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
vertical circle: 6 1/2 in; 16.51 cm
overall: 14 3/4 in x 12 13/16 in x 8 1/16 in; 37.465 cm x 32.54375 cm x 20.47875 cm
Object Name:
dip circle
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1860
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.314633
Catalog number:
314633
Accession number:
208213
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Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-e6ca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1029363
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Base Bar

Object Name:
base bar (6 meter)
ID Number:
PH.285229
Accession number:
57456
Catalog number:
285229
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1072181

Hipp Chronoscope

Measurements:
overall: 52 cm x 26.7 cm x 21.5 cm; 20 15/32 in x 10 1/2 in x 8 15/32 in
overall: 20 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in x 8 3/8 in; 52.07 cm x 27.305 cm x 21.2725 cm
overall:;
Object Name:
Chronoscope
Date made:
around 1870
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.307206
Accession number:
65983
Catalog number:
307206
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Révy Water Current Meter

Maker:
Elliott Brothers  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/4 in x 9 in x 2 in; 23.495 cm x 22.86 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
water current meter
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1875
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.314637
Accession number:
208213
Catalog number:
314637
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Measuring & Mapping
Water Currents
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0de3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Theodolite

Measurements:
horizontal circle: 12 in; 30.48 cm
telescope aperture: 2 3/8 in; 6.0325 cm
telescope: 24 in; 60.96 cm
overall: 21 1/2 in x 24 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in; 54.61 cm x 62.23 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
theodolite (geodetic)
Related Publication:
United States Coast Survey. United States Coast Survey Annual Report
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.316513
Accession number:
225703
Catalog number:
316513
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-be11-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Geodetic Transit

Maker:
Troughton and Simms  Search this
Measurements:
telescope aperture: 2 3/8 in; 6.0325 cm
telescope: 30 in; 76.2 cm
vertical circle: 5 1/2 in; 13.97 cm
trunions: 12 1/2 in; 31.75 cm
overall: 5 3/4 in x 33 in x 10 in; 14.605 cm x 83.82 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
theodolite
Geodetic Transit
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
late 1840s
Related Publication:
United States Coast Survey. United States Coast Survey Annual Report
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.316510
Accession number:
225703
Catalog number:
316510
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-be12-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_758814
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Fauth Geodetic Transit

Maker:
Fauth & Co.  Search this
Designer:
Saegmuller, George Nicholas  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 12 1/2 in x 32 in; 38.1 cm x 31.75 cm x 81.28 cm
Object Name:
geodetic transit
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Related Publication:
Fauth & Co.. Catalogue of Astronomical and Surveying Instruments, 1877
Saegmuller, George N.. Description and Price-List of First-Class Engineering & Astronomical Instruments
Astronomische Nachrichten
ID Number:
PH.314635
Accession number:
208213
Catalog number:
314635
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-c1ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Telescopic Alidade

Measurements:
base: 18 in; 45.72 cm
telescope: 9 in; 22.86 cm
overall: 8 1/8 in x 18 in x 4 1/4 in; 20.6375 cm x 45.72 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
Alidade (Telescopic)
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
PH.247911
Catalog number:
247911
Accession number:
47736
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Heliotrope (Telescopic)

Maker:
Fauth & Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: heliotrope: 9 1/4 in x 20 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 23.495 cm x 51.1175 cm x 4.445 cm
overall: mirrors, each: 4 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 10.4775 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
heliotrope (telescopic)
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Related Publication:
Fauth & Co.. Catalogue of Astronomical and Surveying Instruments, 1877
ID Number:
PH.247922
Catalog number:
247922
Accession number:
47736
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Map of Central America : Compiled from materials furnished by the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate of the U.S. / Executed at the Office of the U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache Supdt., under the special direction of Captain W.R. Palmer, U.S. Topl. Engr. Assist. in charge ad.in. ; L.D. Williams, Draughtn. ; Lith. by J. Bien

Title:
Map of Central America 1856
Compiler:
United States Coast Survey  Search this
Project director:
Palmer, W. R (William R.) -1862  Search this
Lithographer:
Bien, Julius 1826-1909  Search this
Associated name:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867  Search this
Draftsman:
Williams, L. D.  Search this
Issuing body:
United States Congress Senate Committee on Foreign Relations  Search this
Physical description:
1 map : hand colored ; 104 x 101 cm, on sheet 120 x 110 cm, attached to cover 24 x 15 cm
Type:
Maps
Treaties
History
Place:
Central America
Caribbean Area
Latin America
Nicaragua
Nicaragua Canal (Nicaragua)
Fonseca, Gulf of
Nicaragua Canal
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of Fonseca
Date:
1856
Topic:
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Historical geography  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
G4800 1856 .U52
G4800 1856.U52
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_155054

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