Keuffel & Esser Drawing Template, Erasing Shield

Description
This small steel template was an erasing shield used to correct mistyped text. It contains a variety of curves and straight bars. Holes at the bottom read: K & E CO.
The shield was owned by the donor’s husband, Isaac Giacinto Molella, who graduated from Cornell University with a degree in electrical engineering in 1932.
References:
Accession file.
Catalogue of Keuffel & Esser Co., New York, 1921, p. 222.
Catalogue of Keuffel & Esser Co., New York, 1938, p. 300.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1930
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .1 cm x 9.6 cm x 6.2 cm; 1/32 in x 3 25/32 in x 2 7/16 in
ID Number
1992.0433.07
accession number
1992.0433
catalog number
1992.0433.07
Credit Line
In Memory of Isaac Giacinto Molella
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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