Calculating Machine Component

Description:

This object was collected by Brooklyn high school teacher and historian of mathematics L. Leland Locke and held by the Museums of the Peaceful Arts in New York City before coming to the Smithsonian. It consists of five shaped flat steel pieces, with four numeral wheels and related mechanisms between them.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Mathematics

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See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Calculating Machines, Science & Mathematics

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Credit Line: Gift of L. Leland Locke

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.3003.055Nonaccession Number: 1983.3003Catalog Number: 1983.3003.055

Object Name: calculating machine component

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 9.8 cm x 23 cm; 1/32 in x 3 27/32 in x 9 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-143a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_689928

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