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Pantograph, by J. Conte, Paris, Early 20th Century

Inventory Number: 37396
Object Type:
Persons: J. Conte (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Early 20th Century
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Accession Number: 1975-4
Brief Description: Four wooden rules (3 full length, one half length), each with a scale from 2 to 10. A pencil holder, an ivory tracing point and a screw for attachment to the drawing surface can be interchanged at the points marked A, B and C. The support linking rules A and C is missing, as is one thumb screw. Cf. inv. 35660.
Primary Inscriptions: "J. CONTE / BREVETÉ S.G.D.G. / PARIS" on rule C.
Provenance: From the Oxfordshire County Museum; previously donated by Mr Alington.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Boxwood and metal

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