Artifact Details

Title

Pantograph drawing instrument - "Eidograph"

Catalog Number

B248.82

Type

Physical object

Date

c. 1860

Manufacturer

Patrick Adie

Place Manufactured

London, UK

Dimensions

in box: 5 x 35.5 x 6 in

Description

From the Bell documentation: Purchase includes the instrument, large hand-dovetailed mahogany case, trade label, instruction set and original key." An ornate paper label on the inside of the object's lid reads: "Patrick Adie, Optician, Mathematical & Scientific Instrument Maker, Broadway Works, Westminster, London." Object consists of wooden box and drawing instrument.

Category

Analog computer

Credit

Courtesy Gwen and Gordon Bell

Lot Number

B248.82