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The improved pedometer or waywiser, late 18th century.

 
The improved pedometer or waywiser, late 18th century.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Trade card for Spencer and Perkins, watchmakers of No 44 Snow Hill, London. The card shows a gentleman displaying the new pedometer, 'which when worn in the pocket ascertains the distance the wearer walks'. Beneath the illustration of a fashionable gentleman wearing a hat and holding a walking stick details of how to use and wear the pedometer are given. The pedometer can be seen hanging from the gentleman's trouser belt.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10422178

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