Gauging Slide Rule, by Bradford, Darby & Hulls, English, Mid-18th Century
|Inventory Number:|| 44586|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||Two foot rule with two sliders on one face; one slider carries a single brass logarithmic scale. Edges carry decimally divided foot scales. Reverse has inch scales along edges and a central table and diagonal scales.|
|Primary Inscriptions:||On stamped brass circular insert on reverse: "BRADFORD . DARBY . & . HULLS . / BY THE / KINGS / PATENT"|
|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|
Boxwood and brass|