Knitting needles used by Alexander Crum Brown

Made:
1890-1910 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Knitting needles used by Alexander Crum Brown to produce mathematical models, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1890-1910

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
2006-71
Materials:
complete, ivory, oak (wood) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 268 mm 14 mm, .04kg
type:
knitting needle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
School of Mathematics, The University of Edinburgh