Walking Wheel Log Caliper

E. S. Lane, Upton, Maine

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about 1920

Linear rule of ash, 10-spoke wheel of oak spokes mounted on brass circles

Overall: 36 × 10 in. (91.4 × 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

2007.1.40

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument: Surveying

Classification

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument - Surveying

Not on view

Published References

Butterworth & Blumenberg, "Ellsworth S. Lane (1872-1945): A Maine Ruler Maker and Scaler," The Chronicle 46(1).

Provenance

Giiven by Estate of George Howard Richardson, Class of 1914, about 1982; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2007.

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