Surveyor's chain with thermometer and spirit level, 1860-1890

Made:
1860-1890 in Europe
maker:
J M Drummond

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Surveyor's steel surveying chain fitted with mercury thermometer and spirit level, patented by J. M. Drummond, Brooklyn, New York, USA in 1859.

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Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1956-107
Materials:
alcohol, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mercury, nickel silver (nickel, copper, zinc alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
surveying chain
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Andrade, J.F.da C.

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