Artifact Details

Title

Gilson Slide Rule

Catalog Number

102675451

Type

Still image

Photographer

Bromfield, David

Publisher

Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service

Place of Publication

Washington, D.C.

Identifying Numbers

Other number P4455 Verso Pencil

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

B&W. Close up of Gilson Circular Slide Rule. Shows the two cursors, circular lines with numbered divisions. "Gilson Slide Rule Co., Niles, Mich. Patents Pending"
Verso: White paper label " SITES logo This photograph may not be reproduced except for non-profit publicity or educational purposes without written permission from SITES, Washington D.C. 20560"
Title: " Gilson slide rule
Date: c 1900 Lent by The Computer Museum, Boston, MA
From the exhibition \: Computers in your pocket:: The Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
History of Hand Held Calculators Photo credit: D. Bromfield"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015
 

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