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Ruler with Pencil and Dividers, by John Rowley, London, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 30151
Object Type:
Persons: John Rowley
Date Created:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1925-43
Brief Description: English ruler with pencil and dividers.
Silver; with fish skin covered wooden case.
Signed, "I. Rowley Fecit"; undated; c. 1700.

The ruler is engraved with inches and trigonometric scales.The pair of dividers screws into one end of the ruler and the pencil-holder into the other.
Primary Inscriptions: Signed, "I. Rowley Fecit"
Provenance: Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.
Collection Group: Orrery Collection
Material(s): silver
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
181 14 mm

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