Surveyor's Compass, ca. 1806

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Title

Surveyor's Compass, ca. 1806

Description

Surveyor's compass made by Goldsmith Chandlee for Darby Ensor (1741-1825). Darby Ensor was the deputy surveyor for Baltimore County. He surveyed lots around the inner harbor of Baltimore City from 1808 to 1823.

Creator

Goldsmith Chandlee (1751-1821) - had two shops and a brass foundry in Winchester, Virginia. He was known for his compasses and tall case clocks.

Source

Donated by Mary Jenkins. The compass belonged to her grandfather, Howard Hansel Tunis from Tunis Mills, Maryland.

Date

ca. 1806

Format

Brass, Steel, Glass

Type

Still image

Identifier

2013.038.001

Files

2013.038.001.jpg

Collection

Tags

Citation

Goldsmith Chandlee (1751-1821) - had two shops and a brass foundry in Winchester, Virginia. He was known for his compasses and tall case clocks. , “Surveyor's Compass, ca. 1806,” Nabb Research Center Online Exhibits, accessed May 18, 2024, https://libapps.salisbury.edu/nabb-online/items/show/271.