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Large compass from a drafting took kit used by John S. Chase

Manufactured by:
Keuffel & Esser Co., American, 1867 - 1982  Search this
Owned by:
John S. Chase, American, 1925 - 2012  Search this
Medium:
metal, graphite
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 9/16 × 2 3/16 × 9/16 in. (6.5 × 5.5 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
kits (sets)
drafting, drawing and writing equipment
compasses (drawing instruments)
Place made:
Germany, Europe
Place used:
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid-late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Building Arts  Search this
Design  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Drucie Rucker Chase
Object number:
2018.69.2.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd550e3370b-a411-4d8b-a002-d2d2f2f34354
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.69.2.3
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