Linen measuring tape, 50-foot, with notebook and pencil in leather case, by J. Parkes & Son, Birmingham, England, 1846-1860.
Made by J. Parkes and Son. Inscribed on punched leather 'J.PARKES & SON/ [Royal Coat of Arms] /REGISTERED/FEBY 14TH 1846/SOLID - LEATHER/50 Ft.'
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- brass (copper, zinc alloy), carbon fibre, iron, ivory, leather, linen (textile), paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
- tape measure
- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- National Maritime Museum
- Permanent collection
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