Abacus

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1860-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24199

Description

Abacus, probably for a child, made of 12 iron wires held in wood frame w/ a handle. Each wire holds four red and four green painted wooden beads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

abaci (calculators)
cutting (dividing)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
education
Iron
Cut
Turned
Painted
Education
ABACUS

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.625 x 13 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5083