Tape measure

Description (Brief)
Circular metal tape measure. It is encase in celluloid decorated with color-tinted photographs. One side features a deer standing in the woods with the caption "The Adirondack Mts." The other side shows a road cutting between trees and a clearing, with the caption, "Pinehurst Road, Saranac Lake, N.Y."
Currently not on view
Object Name
tape measure
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 1/2 in x 4 cm; 1.27 cm x 1 9/16 in
United States: New York, Saranac Lake
ID Number
catalog number
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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