Theodolite

1977/015

5 in “Everest” pattern reversing theodolite

Description

5 in “Everest” pattern reversing theodolite reading to 1 minute of arc. 4-screw levelling head. Ordnance instrument OS 97; Carfrae & Morrison instrument 12.

Used for measuring horizontal and vertical angles in land surveying and for setting out works.

A book of instructions for the use of theodolites is in the collection (see 1998/001).

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1977/015

Item Type

Short Description

"Everest" pattern reversing theodolite

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1860

Sub-items

Box and tripod (in Store Room)

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

Box marked "No 97"

Dimensions (mm)

270 (L) x 180 (H) x 140 (W)

Donor

Date Donated

December 1977

Materials

Black lacquered brass

Condition

Good

Display Location

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