Artifact Details

Title

Pantograph drawing instrument

Catalog Number

B153.81

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

W. & A. Smith

Identifying Numbers

Other number c. 1820 On tag attached to object

Dimensions

in box: 2 in x 23 in x 2 3/4 in

Description

A tag attached to the object read "an unused, all brass example of the rare form of pantograph devised and made by William and Andrew Smith and sold by William Harris c. 1820." Object consists of pantograph and wood case.

Category

Pre-computer/other

Credit

Gift of Gwen and C. Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X6288.2012