Callipers by Thomas Wright, early 18th century.

Made:
early 18th century in London
maker:
Thomas Wright

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Gunner's callipers by Thomas Wright, early 18th century. The callipers can be used as shown to measure the diameter of
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Gunner's callipers by Thomas Wright, early 18th century. The callipers can be used as shown to measure the diameter of
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Gunner's callipers by Thomas Wright, early 18th century. The callipers can be used as shown to measure the diameter of
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Gunner's callipers by Thomas Wright, early 18th century. The callipers can be used as shown to measure the diameter of
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Gunner's calipers, by T.Wright

Gunner's callipers by Thomas Wright, early 18th century. The callipers can be used as shown to measure the diameter of cannon balls, or with crossed arms to measure the bore of a cannon. The arms are inscribed with tables containing information relating to artillery.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1940-71
type:
calliper (gunnery) calliper (gunnery)
credit:
Sotheby and Compan
status:
Permanent collection

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