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Fraser: Georgian Waywiser

Map: GLOBE157
 
Cartographer: Fraser
Title: Georgian Waywiser
Date: c. 1795
Published: London
Width: 32 inches / 82 cm
Height: 20 inches / 51 cm
Map ref: GLOBE157
Description:
Remarkable George III mahogany waywiser. Manufactured in London, circa 1795. The wheel measures 31.5 inches in diameter. Used to measure distances on foot, the waywiser was one of the most important instruments owned by an 18th-century surveyor. [GLOBE157]