Diagonal scale, screwed to mahogany base

Made:
London
maker:
Jonathan Sisson

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Diagonal scale by Sisson, brass, 8 13/16 x 3 1/8', divided to inches and tenths, one inch divided diagonally to read to
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Diagonal scale by Sisson, brass, 8 13/16" x 3 1/8", divided to inches and tenths, one inch divided diagonally to read to 1/100 inch; screwed to mahogany base, with cover, fitting in oak case of Graham's standard yard; engraved "Royal Society 41" "Jonathan Sisson, London"

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1900-161
type:
drawing instruments
credit:
The Royal Society

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