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Watercolours of the measurement of the Cape baseline, 1837

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/226

Scope and Contents

Two undated watercolour drawings by Charles Piazzi Smyth showing the apparatus and modus operandi employed in the measurement of the baseline at the Cape of Good Hope in 1837.


  • 1837

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by A. Beer, Cambridge, 1966.

Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:39:26+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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