Circumferentor

Circumferentor

Artists Jereme Scott, and Jennifer Eidson chose this surveyor’s compass, or circumferentor, made of brass. It is 7″ in diameter with a removable cover plate, tripod mounting screw, and longitudinal arms. It is said to have been used “to lay out the town of Ellicott City, the face is engraved with the cardinal and intercardinal headings as well as 10-degree subdivision of each quadrant. Maker’s mark engraved on face: “C. Lincoln, London.”

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