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John Thompson's Napier's Rods, English, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 19954
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1932-15
Brief Description: Wooden case with internal partitions; ivory rods - 20 standard and 1 square/cube.
Primary Inscriptions: Written in ink inside lid: "J. T. Octo.r 16. 1760. 4.s"
Provenance: Presented by the Friends of the Old Ashmolean. Purchased by them from Mrs Alkin. Owned by John Thompson.
Collection Group: John Thompson Collection

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