Japanese abacus, c 1900.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Japanese abacus, c 1900.

Hills, Jennie

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

This abacus, or soroban, is an intermediate form between the original Chinese abacus and the modern Japanese type. It has one bead above the bar and five below. This arrangement was common from the late 19th century until the 1930s.
 

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