Artwork : ArchiveNo00132

Stadiometer 1858



Artefact

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Contributor Name HMS Warrior
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Location Portsea
Collection Date 05.06.08 11.20am
Artefact Name Stadiometer
Artefact Description Good condition. The edge is coming away from the rest of the object. It is a rangefinder that looks like a telescope. The longest point is 404mm.
Artefact Date 1858
Artefact Stored HMS Warrior
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Artefact Image Warrior_stadiometer.jpg
Sample Taken no sample
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History of Artefact The stadiometer is a rangefinder and it was invented by HMS Warrior’s first Master (navigator), George Blakey. It is of national importance and was collected in 1989.
Historian Jane Skinner
Previous Owners George Blakey, HMS Warrior
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