Circular instrument dividing engine.

Made:
1795-1805 in England
maker:
Unknown

Circular instrument dividing engine, made possibly by either Peter & John Dollond (active 1766-1804) or perhaps Edward Pritchard around 1800. The cast brass, 34 ¾-inch dividing plate, is supported on a heavy metal cast frame on a massive wooden tripod table with four drawers.

Details

Category:
Industrial Metrology
Object Number:
1930-366
Measurements:
overall, inc pallet: 225kg
type:
circular dividing engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • dividing engine
credit:
Parsons, W V
status:
Permanent collection

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