Transit Theodolite

Made:
1870-1880 in Manchester
maker:
John Benjamin Dancer

Transit theodolite, made by John Benjamin Dancer; blackend brass, on a mounting bracket with four level adjusting thumb screws. Compass dial on rotating platform, which is also inscribed 'Presented by the Waterworks Committee fo the Manchester Corporation 1900'.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1972.27
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, metal (unknown), water
type:
transit theodolite
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • theodolite
credit:
Gift of Mr F Mullineux
status:
Permanent collection

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