Ruler with Pencil and Dividers, by John Rowley, London, c. 1700
|Inventory Number:|| 30151|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|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|