Artifact Details

Title

Morris's Measuring Instrument

Catalog Number

XB128.80

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

John Morris

Dimensions

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

Description

I circular instrument with sliding wheel protruding from bottom under the shielding of a small arrow. Probable use: measuring map distances. Stores in a small, velvet-lined, wooden box.

Category

Analog computer

Credit

Gift of Gwen and C. Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X6288.2012