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Napier's Rods, by Edmund Blow, English, 1715

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Inventory Number: 47551
Object Type:
Persons: Edmund Blow
Date Created: Dated 1715
Place Created: United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments  Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part?
Brief Description: 10 square section rods, a square and cube rod, a tray and a case.
Primary Inscriptions: "Edmd. blow fecit / for Mr Iulius Deedes 1715".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924. Made for Julius Deedes.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection?
Material(s): Boxwood
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
92 67 16 mm


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