Artifact Details

Title

Drafting set and related equipment

Catalog Number

B92.80

Type

Physical object

Place Manufactured

England

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.

Description

"Cornelius Conklin" (owner) on black label on top of box. red material is worn in places and gold stamping is worn everywhere. contains: scale of equal parts (inscribed "1/2 Paris Foot" on one side and "1/2 English foot" on the other); wood triangle (black); parallel rulers (black); square (brass, labeled "1/2 English Foot"); dividers, (brass and steel); large dividers (brass and steel) with 1 replaceable point (two different pen points available); two ceramic ink bowls; one key for tightening the two hinges on the dividers (brass)

Category

Pre-computer/other

Credit

Courtesy Gwen and Gordon Bell

Lot Number

B92.80