Mary Stoppert
Relics and Reliquaries:
Carpenters Ruler
Mixed-media on archival support
14 3/16" x 11 3/16" x 2 3/8" d.
This piece features a carpenters slide rule, circa 1825 - 1860. This boxwood folding rule has scales for calculating the volume of wood and the price of a load (50 cubic feet) at various prices per cubic foot. It made of wood and brass.
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