Ebony ruler, Great Western Railway

Made:
1833-1858

Ruler; ebony, round, with inset ivorine label inscribed "Ebony ruler said to have formed part of the desk equipment of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, First Engineer of The Great Western Rly. 1833-1858".

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Details

Category:
Tools of the Trade & Personal Accessories
Object Number:
1993-7252
Materials:
ebony, ivorine
type:
ruler
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
British Railways Board Records Office

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