Folding silver ruler, signed 'I. Rowley feci" and wooden shagreen-covered case

Made:
1697-1728 in London
maker:
John Rowley

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One-foot folding silver rule divided into inches and eighths, signed "I. Rowley fecit". Size 3 1/8"x1/4"x1/4" when folded, in wooden shagreen-covered case

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1954-293
type:
folding rule
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • ruler - measuring device
credit:
National Maritime Museum (Gabb Collection)