Artifact Details

Title

Napier's Bones Original Set Postcard

Catalog Number

102622600

Type

Still Image

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Marlboro, MA, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number #1889 Verso
Other number 273 Verso paper label

Dimensions

overall: 4 in x 6 in

Description

Black and white image of original set of Napier's Bones. Verso description: "Napiers's Bones. John Napier described the Bones in his RABDOLOGIAE (1617). The Bones were an early calculating aid that acted as a set of tables reducing multiplication to addition."

Category

Postcard

Lot Number

X7413.2015
 

Related Records

102622416 Napier's Bones, original set