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Maker
Benjamin Rittenhouse, American, 1740–1825
Title
Surveyor's Plain Compass
Date
c. 1775
Medium
Brass, steel, silvering, wax composition, and glass
Dimensions
11 1/4 × 14 × 6 1/2 in. (28.6 × 35.6 × 16.5 cm)
Credit Line

The Bayou Bend Collection, museum purchase funded by Susan Neptune

Current Location
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
FEDERAL PARLOR
Accession Number
B.2017.7
Classification
Tools, Implements & Weights
Provenance

By inheritance from his father to Richard White, Seeley Lake, Montana; [Jeffrey D. Lock, Colonial Instruments, Tallmadge, Ohio]; purchased by MFAH, 2017.