Artifact Details

Title

Gunter's line of numbers (Navigational logrithmetic rule)

Catalog Number

B50.79

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1800

Dimensions

1/8 x 24 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.

Description

Wooden ruler with navidational scales on one side and logarithmic (the "Gunter's line of numbers) on the other. (object B4.76 is actually a different ruler).
Has "J.S.M" scratched into the middle of one side.

Category

Pre-computer/other

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Pre-computing artifacts

Lot Number

B50.79