Folding/Slide Rule

Made:
1885-1895 in United Kingdom
Boxwood Coggeshall type slide rule
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Boxwood Coggeshall type slide rule Photographed on a white background.
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Folding/Slide Rule
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Musuem

Boxwood Coggeshall type slide rule, made by Edward Driver, and designed by William Slater.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
Y1994.147.4
Materials:
box (wood) and brass (copper, zinc alloy)
Measurements:
closed: 5 mm x 317 mm x 44 mm,
open: 5 mm x 610 mm x 35 mm,
type:
folding rule
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • ruler - measuring device