Plotting Scale, 5-inch, by S. Horseman, English, Early 18th Century
|Inventory Number:|| 74169|
|Object Type:|| |
|Date Created:||Early 18th century|
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||Brass English 5-inch plotting scale signed "S HORSEMAN", with fish-skin covered case. Undated. Early 18th century. |
There are scales of 1/10, 1/20, 1/30, 1/100, 1/200 and 1/300 of an inch.
Stephen Horseman (fl. 1702-24) was an instrument-maker and a clock-maker. He was the apprentice and successor of Daniel Quare.
|Primary Inscriptions:||'S HORSEMAN'|
|Provenance:||Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.|
|Collection Group:||Orrery Collection|
with fish-skin covered case