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Plaster Casts of Standard Weights of Henry VII or VIII

Inventory Number: 41372
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Brief Description: 2lb and 4lb standards; originals used in reconstruction of the new 1lb standard of 1840 by Professor Miller. See Gunther's Early Science in Cambridge. The accompanying note ascribed them to temp. Henry VII but the casts themselves have a MS note saying that they are Henry VIII.
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Provenance: R. T. Gunther
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