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Title: Reflecting circle, Chas. Hervey Townsend patent

Accession Number: 1946.232.1
Type: reflecting circle
Maker: Townshend, Charles Hervey (Capt.)
Place: USA, CT, New Haven
Date: After 1888
Description: Reflecting circle, invented and (made by??) Charles Hervey Townshend, of New Haven, CT. Pat. 1/31/1888. Designed for use in surveying oyster bed boundaries. Two references could be viewed simultaneously to establish position of surveyor. Engraved "CHAS. HERVEY TOWNSHEND/ PAT.D. JAN 31, 1888". Includes parts 1946.232.1-7.

Mystic Seaport Image ID M118914-01    Information regarding reproductions

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