Artifact Details

Title

Mickey Math

Catalog Number

XB229.82

Type

Physical object

Date

undated

Manufacturer

Walt Disney Productions

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

3/8 x 14 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.

Description

A ruler and rudimentary slide rule capable of division and multiplication (integers only). Reverse side allows for centigrade to Fahrenheit conversion Slider is in shape of Mickey Mouse. Used to teach children their multiplication tables. Circular yellow circle at right end of one side with handwritten text '2.00" and sticky brown smudge on same side between numbers 9 and 10.

Category

Ephemera: other

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