Circular instrument dividing engine.

Made:
1890-1895 in York
maker:
T. Cooke & Sons
designer:
Frederick Cooke

Circular instrument dividing engine designed by Frederick Cooke, at T. Cooke & Sons, London, England around 1890. The cast brass, 28-inch dividing plate, with nine spokes is supported on a heavy wooden tripod stand. The instrument is mechanically similar in design to the large dividing engine completed by Thomas Cooke, the company’s founder in 1865.

Details

Category:
Industrial Metrology
Object Number:
1953-446
Materials:
brass (copper, cast iron, metal (unknown), steel (metal), textile, wood (unidentified), zinc alloy)
type:
circular dividing engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • dividing engine
credit:
Cooke, Troughton and Simms Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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