Lusuerg protractor, 1701.
3 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm

Lusuerg protractor, 1701.

Exton, David

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Part of a set of mathematical instruments made by D Lusuerg of Rome. Sets of drawing instruments were often made to order for wealthy clients, and were regarded more as an adornment and status symbol than as practical tools.
 

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