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Surveyor's instruments in case

Object Number: 
1956.127
Date: 
1867-1880
Medium: 
Wood, brass, other metal, ivory, textile, paper
Dimensions: 
case: 1 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 20.6 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed paper label: affixed to inside of lid: "MEDAILLE D'ARGENT / Marque de Fabrique / EXPOSITION DE PARIS 1867" typewritten: on slip of paper found inside case: "Surveyor's instruments used / by Carl D. Smith's father, / Carlyle E. Smith, who died in
Description: 
Surveyor's instruments in textile-lined wooden case with interior tray; fifteen tools, including compass and attachments, ivory ruler or scale, two protractors, and calipers.
Gallery Label: 
These instruments were once owned by the donor's father-in-law, Carlyle E. Smith (d. 1882).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Carl D. Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group