Wine diagonal, 1797-1826.
3 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Wine diagonal, 1797-1826.

Hills, Jennie

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library


An excise gauging rod made by Stutchbury, London. These were used by Excise Officers to calculate the capacities of wine casks, and thence the duty payable on the contents.



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