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Surveyors Chain & Box, circa 1860 Reg. No: ST 20136
- Surveyors chain with links that measure 2.5ft each. It has a total length of approximately 100ft. The chain was used to measure distances. Housed in a wooden box, the chain was possibly used by Geodetic Survey of Victoria.
- Chain has 40 links, each is of round steel 0.5cm in diameter. Round brass handles.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Victoria: Crown Lands & Survey Department, 1936
|Dimensions:||152 mm (Height), 845 mm (Width), 156 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Folded length. Unfolded = 30480mm (100ft)|
|Tagged with:||surveying apparatus instruments, chains, guns, shotguns british, 1840|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||SURVEYING & NAVIGATION|
|Secondary Classification:||Linear - Surveying|
|Tertiary Classification:||linear distance|
|Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1860|