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Rolling Parallel Rule, by William Elliott, London, c.1830

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Inventory Number: 14679
Object Type:
Persons: William Elliott (Maker)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 2015-3/4
Brief Description: William Elliott was at 227 High Holborn (London) 1827-33; it is the earliest address to have been found on his surviving instruments. The same address is on the standard parallel rule (14680).
Primary Inscriptions: "W. ELLIOTT * 227 HIGH | HOLBORN LONDON" and "G. O. LEICESTER", presumably the name of the original owner.
Provenance: Presented by H. R. Bristow in 2015. Purchased by the donor at an antiques fair in Tenterden, Kent.
Collection Group: Bristow Collection
Material(s): Ebony
Ivory
Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
380 mm

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