Circular instrument dividing engine designed by Frederick Cooke, at T. Cooke & Sons, London, England around 1890. The cast brass, 28-inch dividing plate, with nine spokes is supported on a heavy wooden tripod stand. The instrument is mechanically similar in design to the large dividing engine completed by Thomas Cooke, the company’s founder in 1865.
- Industrial Metrology
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- brass (copper, zinc alloy), cast iron, metal (unknown), steel (metal), textile and wood (unidentified)
- circular dividing engine
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- dividing engine
- Cooke, Troughton and Simms Limited
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