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Globe Mathematical Instruments Case

Globe Mathematical Instruments Case

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Description
This brightly painted tin box is meant to store drawing instruments. A protractor, two triangles, a rule, a set of dividers, an eraser, and a drawing compass are shown on the lid. The box itself is empty.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 17 cm x 7.8 cm; 31/32 in x 6 11/16 in x 3 1/16 in
ID Number
2014.3117.01
nonaccession number
2014.3117
catalog number
2014.3117.01
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Lodish
subject
Mathematics
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Drawing Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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