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R2-D2, from Return of the Jedi

Physical Description:
aluminum; paint; plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 44 in x 26 in x 28 1/2 in; 111.76 cm x 66.04 cm x 72.39 cm
Object Name:
movie costume, droid
movie costume, droid or robot
Associated Place:
United States: California, San Rafael
Subject:
Star Wars  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
Credit Line:
LUCASFILM Ltd.
ID Number:
1984.0302.01
Catalog number:
1984.0302.01
Accession number:
1984.0302
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National Museum of American History
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Improved Willis Planimeter

Maker:
James L. Robertson & Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
celluloid (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
case: 4 cm x 25 cm x 11.1 cm; 1 9/16 in x 9 27/32 in x 4 3/8 in
Object Name:
planimeter
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1896-1901
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charley Scott
ID Number:
1994.0356.01
Catalog number:
1994.0356.01
Accession number:
1994.0356
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Instruction Manual for Coradi Planimeters

Maker:
Coradi, Gottlieb  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15.6 cm x 23 cm; 6 5/32 in x 9 1/16 in
Object Name:
pamphlet
Place made:
Switzerland: Zürich, Zurich
Date made:
1912
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Koppers Company, Inc.
ID Number:
1977.0112.02
Accession number:
1977.0112
Catalog number:
1977.0112.02
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National Museum of American History
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Planimeter, Parallel Bar Type

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .3 cm x 16.1 cm x 13.5 cm; 1/8 in x 6 11/32 in x 5 5/16 in
Object Name:
planimeter, rectangular
Date made:
late 19th century
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.11
Catalog number:
336082
Accession number:
1977.0460
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National Museum of American History
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Coradi Model 32 Rolling Sphere Planimeter Sold by F. Weber & Co.

Distributor:
F. Weber & Co.  Search this
Maker:
Coradi, Gottlieb  Search this
Physical Description:
german silver (overall material)
brass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
leather (overall material)
wood (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 33.5 cm x 25.3 cm x 10 cm; 13 3/16 in x 9 31/32 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
planimeter
planimeter, rolling sphere
Place made:
Switzerland: Zürich, Zurich
Date made:
1914
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Koppers Company, Inc.
ID Number:
1977.0112.01
Catalog number:
335632
Accession number:
1977.0112
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Beam Compass

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34.5 cm x 6.4 cm x 1.4 cm; 13 19/32 in x 2 17/32 in x 9/16 in
Object Name:
beam compass
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drawing Instruments  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret van D. Rice
ID Number:
1977.0460.04
Accession number:
1977.0460
Catalog number:
336075
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Science & Mathematics
Dividers and Compasses
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-3f5d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_904406

Keuffel & Esser 4220 Amsler Style Polar Planimeter

Distributor:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
ivory or celluloid (overall material)
mahogany (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
Measurements:
case: 6.5 cm x 26 cm x 8 cm; 2 9/16 in x 10 1/4 in x 3 5/32 in
Object Name:
planimeter
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Place distributed:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1901-1936
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wesleyan University
ID Number:
1985.0112.218
Catalog number:
1985.0112.218
Accession number:
1985.0112
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Planimeters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0dc3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Involutes of Circles, Kinematic Model by Martin Schilling, series 24, model 6, number 334

Maker:
Schilling, Martin  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.8 cm x 27 cm x 27 cm; 2 9/32 in x 10 5/8 in x 10 5/8 in
Object Name:
geometric model
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Department of Mathematics, The University of Michigan
ID Number:
1982.0795.04
Catalog number:
1982.0795.04
Accession number:
1982.0795
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Kinematic Models
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-8ea8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Twin Hyperbolic Gears, Kinematic Model by Martin Schilling, series 24, model 9, number 348

Maker:
Schilling, Martin  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.8 cm x 25 cm x 22 cm; 1 1/2 in x 9 27/32 in x 8 21/32 in
Object Name:
geometric model
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Department of Mathematics, The University of Michigan
ID Number:
1982.0795.07
Catalog number:
1982.0795.07
Accession number:
1982.0795
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Post Instruction Manual for Versalog Slide Rule

Maker:
Frederick Post Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 14.5 cm x 1.5 cm; 8 9/32 in x 5 23/32 in x 19/32 in
Object Name:
book
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
1963
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Terry M. Sachs
ID Number:
1980.0097.03
Accession number:
1980.0097
Catalog number:
1980.0097.03
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Gurley Cox's Stadia Computer Circular Slide Rule

Maker:
W. & L. E. Gurley  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .6 cm x 6.8 cm x 6.5 cm; 1/4 in x 2 11/16 in x 2 9/16 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New York, Troy
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Date made:
ca 1921
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Surveying  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0221.02
Accession number:
1987.0221
Catalog number:
1987.0221.02
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Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-98f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Sang Platometer

Maker:
Sang, John  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
steel (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.5 cm x 33 cm x 16 cm; 2 15/16 in x 13 in x 6 5/16 in
Object Name:
planimeter
Place made:
United Kingdom: Scotland, Kirkcaldy
Owner, prior:
United States: New York, Hastings-on-Hudson
Date made:
1850s
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Surveying  Search this
Engineering  Search this
ID Number:
1983.0474.02
Accession number:
1983.0474
Catalog number:
1983.0474.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a521-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Gurley Cox's Stadia Computer Circular Slide Rule

Maker:
W. & L. E. Gurley  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
cloth (case material)
Measurements:
overall: .6 cm x 16.8 cm x 16.5 cm; 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in x 6 1/2 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New York, Troy
Date made:
after 1899
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Surveying  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0221.01
Accession number:
1987.0221
Catalog number:
1987.0221.01
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Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9823-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214525
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ECOBRA 1611 Duplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Ecobra  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
paper (case material)
synthetic leather (case material)
plastic (cursor material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.8 cm x 33.1 cm x 6.1 cm; 23/32 in x 13 1/32 in x 2 13/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
Germany: Bavaria, Nuremberg
Date made:
after 1945
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Sebastian J. Tralongo
ID Number:
1984.1071.04
Accession number:
1984.1071
Catalog number:
1984.1071.04
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Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-b7d2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1214978
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C-3PO, from Return of the Jedi

Physical Description:
brass; metal; paint; plastic; rubber; electrical wire, metal plating, adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 68 in x 34 in x 20 in; 1727 mm x 864 mm x 508 mm
Object Name:
movie costume, droid
movie costume, droid or robot
Associated Place:
United States: California, San Rafael
Subject:
Star Wars  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
Credit Line:
LUCASFILM Ltd.
ID Number:
1984.0302.02
Accession number:
1984.0302
Catalog number:
1984.0302.02
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-7bea-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_739237
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Octagonal Rule and Dividers Signed George Adams

Maker:
Adams, George  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.6 cm x 17 cm x 1.6 cm; 5/8 in x 6 11/16 in x 5/8 in
Object Name:
rule and dividers
rule, sectorial
rule and dividers
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1750–1795
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Sectors  Search this
Artillery  Search this
Engineering  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0379.01
Accession number:
1987.0379
Catalog number:
1987.0379.01
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Science & Mathematics
Dividers and Compasses
Trigonometry
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-2202-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_905196
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Amsler Type 2 Polar Planimeter Sold by Dietzgen

Distributor:
Eugene Dietzgen Company  Search this
Maker:
Amsler, Jacob  Search this
Physical Description:
german silver (overall material)
wood (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
case: 3.9 cm x 22.8 cm x 5.6 cm; 1 17/32 in x 8 31/32 in x 2 7/32 in
Object Name:
planimeter
Place made:
Switzerland: Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen
Date made:
ca 1920
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Tulane University Department of Mechanical Engineering
ID Number:
1987.0769.01
Accession number:
1987.0769
Catalog number:
1987.0769.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a3af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214118
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Dietzgen D1803D Compensating Polar Planimeter

Maker:
Eugene Dietzgen Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
foam (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4.5 cm x 26.2 cm x 12 cm; 1 25/32 in x 10 5/16 in x 4 23/32 in
Object Name:
planimeter
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1960
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0107.09
Accession number:
1987.0107
Catalog number:
1987.0107.09
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Science & Mathematics
Planimeters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a17c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214963
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Prototype for Willis Two-Wheeled Planimeter

Maker:
Willis, Edward Jones  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
steel (overall material)
wood (overall material)
celluloid (overall material)
Measurements:
case: 5.2 cm x 31 cm x 10 cm; 2 1/16 in x 12 7/32 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
planimeter
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Richmond
Date made:
1922-1941
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Invention  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John H. White, Jr.
ID Number:
1983.0173.01
Catalog number:
1983.0173.01
Accession number:
1983.0173
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Science & Mathematics
Planimeters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-8f28-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214992
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Instructions for Amsler's Polar Planimeter

Maker:
Amsler and Wirz  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 27 cm; 8 9/32 in x 10 5/8 in
Object Name:
leaflet
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1856
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
ID Number:
1987.0107.10
Accession number:
1987.0107
Catalog number:
1987.0107.10
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Science & Mathematics
Planimeters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-ec73-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904556
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