Lusuerg protractor, 1701.

Image number: 10308332

Lusuerg protractor, 1701.

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.

Image number:
10308332
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 14:04
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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