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Title: Gunter's rule

Accession Number: 1954.207
Category: INSTRUMENTS - GUNTERS RULES
Type: Gunter's rule
Maker: Belcher Brothers
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: Circa 1843
Materials:
Description: Gunter's slide rule made of hard wood and brass trim by Belcher Brothers, NY, c. 1843. Invented by Edmund Gunter (1581-1626), English mathematician and professor of astronomy at Gresham's College in London. Early computing device to made logarithmic calculations.

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