Measuring Device

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1876 A

GUSN

GUSN-6341

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

Descriptive Terms

rulers (measuring devices)
maple (wood)
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
Ash
Maple
RULER

Inscription

Stamped ""JK Somes + Co./Springfield, Mass/Pat Oct 10, 1876.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Springfield, MA, USA

Object Type

Weights & Measures T&E

Dimensions

6.5 x 0.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1247

Places

Massachusetts (United States)