Folding alidade rule, German, 1775-1783

Made:
1775-1783
maker:
G F Brander and Höschel

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Folding alidade rule by G.F. Brander & Hoschel, Augsburg, Germany, in leather-covered wooden case, 1775-1783.

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1986-201
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), felt, iron, leather, paper (fibre product), textile and wood (unidentified)
type:
alidade - surveying
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surveying instrument
  • plane table
credit:
Royal Meteorological Society