Rectangular bronze cubic measure, 1 of 4, for 2 cubic inches

Made:
1758 in London
maker:
Harris, Joseph

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One of four rectangular bronze cubic measures for 2 cubic inches with square glass strike, made by Harris, London. Used by Lord Carysfort's Committee's for the determination of the standard measures of capacity in 1758.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1931-1049 Pt4
type:
inch capacity measure (standards)
credit:
Board of Trade