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Rectangular Protractor Signed by Gilkerson

Maker:
Gilkerson, James  Search this
Physical Description:
ivory (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 15.2 cm x 4.4 cm; 3/32 in x 5 31/32 in x 1 23/32 in
Object Name:
protractor
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1815
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Protractor  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Ada B. Richey
ID Number:
MA.321754
Accession number:
243754
Catalog number:
321754
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Protractors
Science & Mathematics
Trigonometry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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W. F. Stanley Lifting-Nib Drawing Pen

Maker:
Stanley, William Ford  Search this
Physical Description:
ivory (overall material)
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .5 cm x 14.7 cm x .5 cm; 3/16 in x 5 25/32 in x 3/16 in
Object Name:
pen
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
late 19th century
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth A. Ming
ID Number:
1978.2110.10
Accession number:
1978.2110
Catalog number:
336736
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Science & Mathematics
Pens and Pencils
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-5cd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904293

Schoenner Set of Drawing Instruments

Maker:
Schoenner, Georg  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
steel (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.5 cm x 27.2 cm x 18.7 cm; 2 9/16 in x 10 23/32 in x 7 3/8 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Place made:
Germany: Bavaria, Nuremberg
Date made:
ca 1890
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Carpentry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor L. Stones
ID Number:
1977.0279.01
Catalog number:
1977.0279.01
335933
Accession number:
1977.0279
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Science & Mathematics
Drawing Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Darling, Brown & Sharpe Drafting Triangle

Maker:
Darling, Brown and Sharpe  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25.5 cm x 25.5 cm x .2 cm; 10 1/32 in x 10 1/32 in x 3/32 in
Object Name:
triangle
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1866-1892
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.09
Catalog number:
336080
Accession number:
1977.0460
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Squares and Triangles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0f1d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904234

Kern Semicircular Protractor

Maker:
Kern & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.8 cm x 37 cm x 18 cm; 1 3/32 in x 14 9/16 in x 7 3/32 in
Object Name:
protractor
Place made:
Switzerland: Aargau, Aarau
Date made:
1819-1885
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Protractor  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.02
Accession number:
1977.0460
Catalog number:
336073
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Protractors
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Brown & Sharpe Draftsman's Protractor

Inventor:
Darling, Samuel  Search this
Maker:
Darling, Brown & Sharpe  Search this
Physical Description:
velvet (overall material)
morocco leather (overall material)
sheet steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 cm x 27.2 cm x 17 cm; 25/32 in x 10 23/32 in x 6 11/16 in
Object Name:
protractor
Date made:
1889-1892
Patent date:
1887
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Protractor  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.01
Accession number:
1977.0460
Catalog number:
336072
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Science & Mathematics
Protractors
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Darling, Brown and Sharpe Triangular Scale for Draughtsmen

Maker:
Darling, Brown & Sharpe  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.2 cm x 31.2 cm x 2.3 cm; 15/32 in x 12 9/32 in x 29/32 in
Object Name:
scale rule
rule, triangular
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1880–1892
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.07
Accession number:
1977.0460
Catalog number:
336078
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-2907-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Darling & Bailey Drafting Rule

Maker:
Darling, Samuel  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 30.5 cm x 3.2 cm; 3/32 in x 12 in x 1 1/4 in
Object Name:
scale rule
rule
Place made:
United States: Maine, Bangor
Date made:
1852–1853
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Rule, Measuring  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.05
Accession number:
1977.0460
Catalog number:
336076
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Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-2b93-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Drafting Scale Rule

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .3 cm x 32.2 cm x 3.2 cm; 1/8 in x 12 11/16 in x 1 1/4 in
Object Name:
rule
scale rule
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.03
Accession number:
1977.0460
Catalog number:
336074
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-2b94-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Plotting Scale

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 15.4 cm x 3.4 cm; 1/32 in x 6 1/16 in x 1 11/32 in
Object Name:
rule
scale rule
Other Terms:
rule; Linear
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Rule, Measuring  Search this
Credit Line:
The John R. Gerwig, Jr., Collection
ID Number:
1977.1101.0018
Accession number:
1977.1101
Catalog number:
1977.1101.0018
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-5ce9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Triangular Open Divided Scale Signed William Minifee

Retailer:
Minifie, William  Search this
Physical Description:
boxwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.2 cm x 31.6 cm x 2.2 cm; 7/8 in x 12 7/16 in x 7/8 in
Object Name:
scale rule
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1847–1868
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Credit Line:
The John R. Gerwig, Jr., Collection
ID Number:
1977.1101.0019
Accession number:
1977.1101
Catalog number:
1977.1101.0019
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Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-413b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Set of Drawing Instruments Sold by Sears Roebuck

Distributor:
Sears, Roebuck and Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.5 cm x 24.5 cm x 11.5 cm; 19/32 in x 9 21/32 in x 4 17/32 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John C. Botkin
ID Number:
1978.0226.01
Catalog number:
336490
Accession number:
1978.0226
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Science & Mathematics
Drawing Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-3726-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214064
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Drawing Pen

Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 cm x 12.8 cm x 1 cm; 13/32 in x 5 1/32 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
pen
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth A. Ming
ID Number:
1978.2110.08
Accession number:
1978.2110
Catalog number:
336734
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Pens and Pencils
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-58c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904291

Drawing Pen

Physical Description:
german silver (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.6 cm x .5 cm x .5 cm; 3 25/32 in x 3/16 in x 3/16 in
Object Name:
pen
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth A. Ming
ID Number:
1978.2110.09
Accession number:
1978.2110
Catalog number:
336735
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Pens and Pencils
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-58c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904292

Drawing Pen

Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 cm x 14 cm x 1 cm; 13/32 in x 5 1/2 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
pen
Place made:
Europe
Date made:
after 1877
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
The John R. Gerwig, Jr., Collection
ID Number:
1977.1101.0098
Accession number:
1977.1101
Catalog number:
1977.1101.0098
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Pens and Pencils
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1a54-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904295
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Schoenner Wallet Case of Drawing Instruments

Maker:
Schoenner, Georg  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
wood (overall material)
steel (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.6 cm x 24 cm x 10 cm; 5/8 in x 9 7/16 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Place made:
Germany: Bavaria, Nuremberg
Date made:
ca 1905
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
The John R. Gerwig, Jr., Collection
ID Number:
1977.1101.0097
Catalog number:
1977.1101.0097
Accession number:
1977.1101
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Science & Mathematics
Drawing Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7bb3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1122193
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Schoenner Flat Case of Drawing Instruments

Maker:
Schoenner, Georg  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.5 cm x 21.6 cm x 10.5 cm; 19/32 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Place made:
Germany: Bavaria, Nuremberg
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth E. Crownfield
ID Number:
1979.0868.01
Catalog number:
1979.0868.01
Accession number:
1979.0868
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-905f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1122195
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Set of Drawing Instruments

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.5 cm x 20.5 cm x 10.2 cm; 31/32 in x 8 1/16 in x 4 1/32 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Date made:
19th century
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
ID Number:
1979.0876.01
Catalog number:
1979.0876.01
Accession number:
1979.0876
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Science & Mathematics
Drawing Instruments
Exhibition:
Art in Industry
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a7ff-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1122196
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Rule

Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 15.4 cm x 3.4 cm; 1/32 in x 6 1/16 in x 1 11/32 in
Object Name:
Rule
scale rule
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
The John R. Gerwig, Jr., Collection
ID Number:
1977.1101.018
Catalog number:
1977.1101.018
Accession number:
1977.1101
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-ae90-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1127473
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Darling, Brown & Sharpe Open Triangle

Maker:
Darling, Brown & Sharpe  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20.4 cm x 20.4 cm x 3/16 in; 8 1/32 in x 8 1/32 in x .508 cm
Object Name:
triangle
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1866-1892
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.10
Catalog number:
336081
Accession number:
1977.0460
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Squares and Triangles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-6903-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904235
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