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Title
Ready reckoner for ship's cargoes
Calculating scale, boxwood weighted with brass
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Work Type
Mathematics
Date
1807
Location
London
Material
box (wood)
brass (copper, zinc alloy)
Description
Calculating scale, boxwood weighted with brass, 9" x 1 1/2" x 3/4" for gross and tare weights of ship's cargoes, engraved "Robert Ludgate, Custom House, London, 1807"
Ready reckoner, boxwood weighted with brass, for gross and tare weights of ship's cargoes, engraved "Robert Ludgate, Custom House, London, 1807". Tare is the weight of the packaging or container. Scales are given for finding the gross weight if the tare weight is set at at 7lbs or at a percentage of the weight of the goods.
Ready reckoner, boxwood weighted with brass, for gross and tare weights of ship's cargoes, engraved "Robert Ludgate, Custom House, London, 1807". Tare is the weight of the packaging or container. Scales are given for finding the gross weight if the tare weight is set at at 7lbs or at a percentage of the weight of the goods.
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ID Number
co60502
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
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large_1953_0339.jpg
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26290792

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