Artifact Details

Title

Wright Arithmeter

Catalog Number

102713493

Type

Still image

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 8 in

Description

B&W image of Elizur Wrights' Arithmeter, patented 1869. It consists of a large cylinder driven by a hand crank with gearing. The surface of the cylinder was covered with numbers and there is a guide with moveable knobs.

Photo courtesy of The New England, Corporate Library Historical Collection.

Category

Identification photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015
 

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