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Flexible Drawing Curve, by F. W. Davenport, Providence, USA, c.1885

preview image for Flexible Drawing Curve, by F. W. Davenport, Providence, USA, c.1885
Inventory Number: 88084
Object Type: Object
Persons: Frank Winthrop Davenport (Maker)
Date Created:
Place Created: Providence Rhode Island USA North America
Accession Number: 2006-3
Brief Description: Thin stainless steel strip backed by flexible lead bar. The dating is based on the 1884 U.S. patent governing this instrument (see narratives).
Primary Inscriptions: "PATENTED / F.W. DAVENPORT / PROVIDENCE / R.I." on button on underside.
Provenance: Transferred from the Ashmolean Museum in 2006. Previously used in the Drawing Office of the Department of Antiquities.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Stainless steel
Lead
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
763 19 mm

Narratives

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