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Anthropometric Instrument or Component, by Hawksley, London, with Decayed Parts, c.1884

Inventory Number: 14669
Object Type:
Persons: Charles Baker Hawksley (Maker)
Sir Francis Galton
Date Created:
Place Created: Anthropometric Laboratory (Galton Laboratory) at the London International Health Exhibition of 1885
Accession Number: 1937-19
Brief Description: Manufactured by Hawksley, Oxford Street, London. Undated.
Brasss adjustable instrument with deccaying rubber tube and panels.
Primary Inscriptions: "HAWKSLEY London S.E.J"
Provenance: Transferred from the Department of Human Anatomy, Oxford, in 1937. Acquired for Oxford University (by Professor Arthur Thomson) from Francis Galton in 1895. Originally from Galton's Anthropometric Laboratory, London.
Collection Group: Galton Collection
Material(s): Brass
Rubber
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
97 50 35 mm

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