Metal clamp from the 3-foot geodetic theodolite

Made:
1791
maker:
Jesse Ramsden

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Metal clamp from the 3-foot geodetic theodolite, by Jesse Ramsden, London, 1792
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Metal clamp. Part of the three-foot geodetic theodolite, sometimes called the ‘great Theodolite’, used for the Principal Triangulation of Great Britain. Made by Jesse Ramsden, Piccadilly, London, 1791.

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Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1876-1203/7
type:
clamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • theodolite
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
credit:
Ordnance Survey

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