Multiplication Table

Description
Printed multiplication tables have long been included as parts of general introductions to arithmetic and its applications in business. This table, which shows multiples of integers from 1 times 1 through 25 times 25, contains larger numbers than those found in most elementary texts. It also has no printing on the back. This suggests that it may have been printed as a broadside to be used separately.
An inscription in pencil on the back reads: Francis Lincoln (/) Fiskale (/) Mass.” Fiskale (known also as Fiskdale) is an area of Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The object was a donation of George H Watson of Sturbridge.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
table
mathematical table
date made
ca 1850
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .1 cm x 15.2 cm x 12.7 cm; 1/32 in x 5 31/32 in x 5 in
ID Number
72.5
accession number
280076
catalog number
72.5
subject
Science & Mathematics
Mathematical Charts and Tables
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Mathematical Charts and Tables
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of George H. Watson
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