Screw and nut associated with the 3-foot geodetic theodolite

Made:
1791
maker:
Jesse Ramsden
Screw and nut associated with the 3-foot geodetic theodolite, by Jesse Ramsden, London, 1792. In crystal box

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Screw and nut associated with the 3-foot geodetic theodolite, by Jesse Ramsden, London, 1792. In crystal box
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Screw and nut. 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. In crystal box

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1876-1203/9
type:
screw
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • fastener
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • theodolite
credit:
Ordnance Survey