Trammel for drawing ellipses, 1876.

Made:
1876 in London
maker:
William Ford Stanley
Elliptic trammel by Stanley, 1876. Trammels were used for curve drawing from the Rennaissance until the use of

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Elliptic trammel by Stanley, 1876. Trammels were used for curve drawing from the Rennaissance until the use of
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Elliptic trammel by W.F. Stanley, London, 1876.

Elliptic trammel by Stanley, 1876. Trammels were used for curve drawing from the Rennaissance until the use of computers made them obsolete.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1876-662
type:
trammel (elliptical)
credit:
W.F. Stanley and Company