Artifact Details

Title

Consul the Educated Monkey

Catalog Number

B302.84

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1916

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: .125 x 5.5 x 6 in

Description

Educational toy - move the monkey's legs to point to two numbers and its hands point to the product of those two numbers. Object includes metal monkey, paper sleeve and 2 paper addition tables.

Category

Calculator/mechanical

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Pre-computing artifacts

Credit

Gift of Gwen and Gordon Bell

Lot Number

B302.84