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Watercolours of the measurement of the Cape baseline, 1837

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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.

Dates

  • 1837

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by A. Beer, Cambridge, 1966.

Finding aid date

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

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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