Trigonometrical calculator, 1664.

Hills, Jennie

Trigonometrical calculator, 1664.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Description

A calculating machine invented by Sir Samuel Morland (1625-1695), adapted to trigonometrical computation. Morland was the first Englishman to venture into the field of calculating machines. Made by Henry Sutton and Samuel Knibb, London, of bras, iron and wood.

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