Theodolite

1977/016

5 in reversing plane theodolite

Description

5 in reversing plane theodolite reading to 1 minute of arc. 4-screw levelling head.

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

1977/016

Item Type

Short Description

Reversing plane theodolite

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1850

Sub-items

Box and tripod (in Store Room)

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

"Carfrae & Morrison instrument 7" in MS on inside of box lid, Box marked "No 97"

Dimensions (mm)

260 (L) x 210 (H) x 155 (W)

Donor

Date Donated

December 1977

Materials

Brass

Condition

Good

Display Location

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