Gauging Slide Rule, English, 18th Century
|Inventory Number:|| 42539|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|Subject Classification(s):||Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location|
|Brief Description:||Straight rule with one slider and timber (?) table on reverse. One edge carries a scale of 18"; the other a scale of 18" and the same length decimally divided.|
|Primary Inscriptions:||Unsigned and undated|
|Provenance:||Presented by the Friends of the Old Ashmolean.
Purchased by them from Mrs Alkin.
Probably owned by John Thompson.|
|Collection Group:||John Thompson Collection|
Wood and brass|