Artifact Details

Title

Elizur Wright Arithmeter, No. 11

Catalog Number

X1097.92

Type

Physical object

Date

c. 1869

Manufacturer

Jos. W. Fowle

Identifying Numbers

Other number Aug. 17, 1869 Patented
Other number No. 11 on metal plate on base

Dimensions

overall: 14 1/2 in x 19 in x 19 in

Description

Reportedly, fewer than 20 of these devices were built.

Category

Pre-computer: slide rule

Subject

Hand calculation; Slide rule; Analog; Oughtred, William

Credit

Gift of The New England

Lot Number

X1097.92