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Geometric Solids, by Larkin, English, c. 1850?

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Inventory Number: 42986
Object Type:
Persons: Nathaniel John Larkin John Richard Larkin
Date Created: c. 1850?
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1961-138/30
Brief Description: Oval box containing 27 wooden solids. From the printed list of 32 solids in the lid, 10, 22, 25, 26, 27 are missing and the item labelled 1 is not a tetrahedron but a pentagonal pyramid (which does not appear in the list).
According to Johan Kjellman, these are most likely by Nathaniel John Larkin (inv. 53074), but may be by his son John Richard Larkin.
Primary Inscriptions: "LARKIN's / GEOMETRICAL / Solids."
Provenance: Transferred from the Department of Geology and Mineralogy.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
132 84 50 mm


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