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Transit box

Description

A) Brass transit for engineering and surveying. B) Tripod support of unidentified wood. Plain round tapered legs w/ brass mount at top to support transit. C) Mahogany box w/ fittings to hold transit body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Surveying & Navigational T&E
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
TRANSIT
transits
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
60 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.318A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
GUSN
25866

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