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Measuring Device

1971.1247 (RS118045)

Description

Trapezoid measuring device has "yardstick" type base with inches etched in black; two 5" rules project upward at right angles at 7" and 29" with hypotenuse rule extending to edges of base; unmarked bar across top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1876 A
Inscriptions
Stamped ""JK Somes + Co./Springfield, Mass/Pat Oct 10, 1876.""
Location of origin
Springfield, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
Maple
Possibly maple (wood)
RULER
rulers (measuring devices)
Dimensions
6.5 x 0.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1247
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6341

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