Cloud altitude measuring device, portable alidade, 1925-1945

Made:
1925-1945 in England
maker:
L N P Manufacturing Company Limited

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Portable alidade Mark I, British, cloud measuring device, by L.N.P. Manufacturing Co. Ltd., England, 1925-1945. Used at Croydon Airfield by the Meteorological Office.

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1995-808
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), nickel plated, oak (wood), paint and steel (metal)
type:
alidade - surveying
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surveying instrument
  • plane table
credit:
Meteorological Office, Berkshire