Surveyor's Compass; Richard Patten, New York; 1840-1860; 1333
Surveyor's CompassAbout this object
The compass was used to determine horizontal angles for establishing boundary lines and survey maps.Maker
Patten worked in New York, Washington and BaltimoreMedium and Materials
Brass body and fittingsMeasurements
14 7/8" x 7 1/4" x 3 1/8"Object number
This object is from
Include tags such as place names, people, dates, events and colours. Use commas to separate multiple tags. e.g. Pablo Picasso, Madrid, red, 1930s.
eHive copyright disclaimer
It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content. For further information see our Copyright Claims page.