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Hodometer - Wood & Metal, England, circa 1810 Reg. No: ST 030735
- Primitive form of wooden hodometer or waysider with a metal wheel set in its framework that also contains a measuring dial. The device was used in surveying to measure distance. Made in England, circa 1810.
- Hodometer features finely painted black & white dial marked in miles, yards & poles. Brass hands of dial are replacements. Iron rimmed wheel with turned wood spokes. Original painted wooden frame.
|Dimensions:||110 cm (Length), 28 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||surveying apparatus instruments, hodometers|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||SURVEYING & NAVIGATION|
|Secondary Classification:||Linear - Surveying|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Date Made:||England, Great Britain, circa 1810|