The Measurers:
a Flemish Image of Mathematics in the Sixteenth Century

Figure 2
Simple measurement of length by using fingers and hands or by pacing, illustrated in one of Gemma Frisius's editions of Peter Apian's Cosmographia.

From Peter Apian & Gemma Frisius, Cosmographia, sive descriptio universi orbis (Antwerp, 1584) (catalogue no. 2).

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