Transit box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-25866

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

Descriptive Terms

transits
boxes (containers)
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Brass
Mahogany
TRANSIT

Associated Building

Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Surveying & Navigational T&E

Dimensions

60 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Accession Number

1955.318A-C