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La Multi' calculator, c 1920.
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Title
La Multi' calculator, c 1920.
La Multi; La Multi, prototype of French calculating device based on Napier's bones, seven figures, c. 1920. This is a prototype
Work Type
Mathematics
Date
1918-1922
Location
France
Material
brass (copper, zinc alloy); mahogany (wood); metal (unknown); paper (fibre product); textile; wood composites
Measurements
overall: 105 mm x 310 mm x 175 mm, 0.9 kg
Description
La Multi, prototype of French calculating device based on Napier's bones, seven figures, c. 1920; La Multi, prototype of French calculating device based on Napier's bones, seven figures, c. 1920. This is a prototype of an instrument which did not prove successful. Napier's bones, a calculating device invented by John Napier in 1617, allowed the user to add instead of multiply.; La Multi, prototype of French calculating device based on Napier's bones, seven figures, c. 1920. This is a prototype of an instrument which did not prove successful. Napier's bones, a calculating device invented by John Napier in 1617, allowed the user to add instead of multiply.
ID Number
co59635
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1986_0566.jpg
SSID
26310663

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