Lumber Measure

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-4252

Description

Stick with numerals burnt or stamped in and highlighted in black; marked on both faces with seven lines each broken into varying lengths and numbered at intervals; each line begins with one and is broken into progressively smaller sections, the largest number being 50.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parallel rules (drafting tools)
RULER

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Weights & Measures T&E

Dimensions

1.438 x 0.438 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.505

Places

Probably