Surveyor's Level by Joseph Jackson

Made:
1735-60
maker:
J Jackson
and
Joseph Jackson
Surveyor's Level made by J Jackson, Strand, London for King George III. From a colour transparency in the Science

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Surveyor's Level made by J Jackson, Strand, London for King George III. From a colour transparency in the Science
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Surveyor's level made by Joseph Jackson, Strand, London, 1735-60. Signed 'Jos: Jackson LONDON'.

Brass surveyor's level with spirit level and telescope. There is no compass and the tripod and objective lens for the telescope are not present. This instrument is similar to the standard type of Sisson level in common use during the period, but the bar carrying the telescope and level is not adjustable.

Details

Category:
King George III
Object Number:
1927-1916
Materials:
brass, glass, silver and spirit
Measurements:
overall: 175 mm x 765 mm x 135 mm, 3.36 mm,
type:
levels
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
King's College, London