Circumferentor

Made:
1731-1770 in London
maker:
J. Sisson

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Circumferentor by J. Sisson of London, England, 1731-1770. Used by Henry Cavendish.

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Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1930-904
Materials:
brass, case, mahogany, glass, steel, needle
type:
circumferentor
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
credit:
Cavendish, Victor Christian William, ninth duke of Devonshire
status:
Permanent collection

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