Reise Theodolit, Universalinstrument Von Billwiller Kradolfer

3D Collection – a Theodolite To Go

A theodolite is used to measure angles, for example in engineering, architecture or surveying. This theodolite is a travel theodolite dating from 1899. Due to its small size and low weight, it was well suited for use on excursions. ETH acquired this theodolite in 1899. … Read more

Vermessungskompass, Kompass, Diopterische Prismenbussole

3D Collection – a Zurich Surveying Compass

This surveying compass, also known as a dioptric prismatic compass, was added to the collection of scientific instruments and teaching aids in 2020 together with around 320 surveying instruments from the Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry.  Dioptric prismatic compass The dioptric prismatic compass is a special version … Read more