Steel, other metal, ivory, wood, leather, textile
case: 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 20.6 x 9.5 cm )
printed paper label: affixed to inside of lid: "E. L. WASHBURN, / OPTICAL / & Mathematical Instrum'ts / 84 Church & 61 Center Sts. / NEW HAVEN, Conn."
Set of drawing instruments and accessories, including steel-pointed divider or calipers, vernier calipers with ivory handle, two compass points, caliper or divider head with one extension, one steel caliper or divider point, a cylindrical metal container for lead points, and a small, octagonal slab of metal with two prongs on one side; in rectangular leather covered wooden case with hinged lid, fitted interior, and blue velvet lining.
Gift of Miss Katherine R. Rogers
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