Circular instrument dividing engine.

Made:
1840-1850 in England
maker:
Lear, Anthony

Circular instrument dividing engine, possibly made by Anthony James Lear, London, England, around 1850. Consists of cast brass, dividing plate (15 7/8-inch), with six spokes and inner and outer circles is supported on heavy triangular framework. The dividing screw design is similar to that used on Allan's Dividing Engine (Inv. No.1932-23).

Details

Category:
Industrial Metrology
Object Number:
1930-367
type:
circular dividing engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • dividing engine
credit:
Parsons, W V
status:
Permanent collection

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