Artifact Details

Title

Boucher's Calculator

Catalog Number

B218.82

Type

Physical object

Date

1876 (patented)

Manufacturer

Manloves, London

Place Manufactured

England

Dimensions

1/2 x 2 x 3 in.

Description

Pocket watch sized circular slide rule two knobs, one at the top and the other at the 2:00 poistion.

Category

Pre-computer/slide rule

Subject

Hand calculation; Slide rule; Analog; Oughtred, William

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Pre-computing artifacts

Credit

Gift of Gwen and C. Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X6288.2012