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Napier's Rods, Cylindrical Form, English, c. 1679

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Inventory Number: 50243
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Hinged box containing 6 cylinders, with "Intrest" table on outside of lid, addition table inside, and perpetual almanac and tidal and calendrical information from 1679 to 1693 on the base. The numerals on the window 'plate' are in a different style and this feature was evidently supplied by Lewis Evans himself: the reverse is stamped "LE 1905".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Boxwood and brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
121 63 26 mm

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