Parker's Prestometer Tablet, mid 19th century

Made:
circa 1860 in London and England
Parker's Prestometer Tablet, mid 19th century (ready reckoner) Parker's Prestometer Tablet, mid 19th century (ready reckoner) Calculating Rule 'Parker's Prestometer Tablet', c Calculating Rule 'Parker's Prestometer Tablet', c

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Calculating Rule 'Parker's Prestometer Tablet', c
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Calculating Rule 'Parker's Prestometer Tablet', c
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Calculating Rule 'Parker's Prestometer Tablet', c.1860 by Isaac Aston, London. One side of the rule is inscribed with multiplication tables involving halves.the other side has more complicated scales involving areas and volumes.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1999-685
Materials:
boxwood, brass and complete
Measurements:
overall (open): 10 mm x 151 mm x 382 mm, 0.62 kg
type:
ready reckoner
credit:
Tesseract