Adolf Sonnenschein's 'Arithmometer', late 19th century.

Made:
late 19th century in England, Liverpool and London
maker:
George Philip & Son

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Arithmetical teaching aid, "A. Sonnenschein's Improved Arithmometer", in two boxes 1 (A and B) and 2, made by George Philip and Son, London and Liverpool.

A. Sonnenschein's improved Arithmometer' made by George Philip and Son of London and Liverpool, late 19th century. This device, which showed units, rods of 10s, and squares of 100s, anticipated many 20th century arithmetical teaching aids. Sonnenschein was an enlightened teacher and innovator who devised arithmetical aids and wrote textbooks for very young children.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1986-546
type:
educational aid and educational aids
credit:
Trevor Philip and Sons