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Napier's Rods, English, 17th Century?

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Inventory Number: 38275
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Nine square section napier's rods survive, with a square and cube rod, a tray and an oak case.
Primary Inscriptions: "LE 1884 [or 1834?]" inscribed on tray.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Boxwood and oak
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
110 74 18 mm

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