Accession Number: 2012.ast.11
Tripod consists of three wooden legs, originally with iron/steel sharp feet for securely placing in the ground. Has screw attachment at the top for transit.
Alternative Name: Tripod
Primary Materials: Wood, brass, iron/steel
On one leg: “Tripod for Carl Reinhardt’s Transit.”
Dimensions (cm): Height = 145 x Width = 9 x Length = 9
To hold transit instrument for field use.
Associated Instruments: 2012.ast.10
Unknown; probably Troughton and Simms, London
Date of Manufacture: c. 1900
Provenance: 1) Carl Reinhardt 2)Dunlop Observatory
Donated to UTSIC: No
Used by Carl Reinhardt for prospecting and mining. Donated to Dunlop Observatory in 1978.