[Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square]

Description:

Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square with the vertical part longer and wider than the horizontal part. The square is marked off in inches: outer edge, 24 in. horizontally and 16 in. vertically. The inside is marked 22.5 in. horizontally and 14 in. vertically. Straight down the middle of the longer part it is marked starting at 1 ending with 21in. The other side of the square is the exact same except for one marking in the corner where the two parts meet.
STANLEY
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Made in the USA
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Some of the writing is obscured by rust.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: 1885
Partner(s):
Fort Bend Museum
Collection(s):
Fort Bend Museum Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 45
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1885
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Date
1885  
Description:

Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square with the vertical part longer and wider than the horizontal part. The square is marked off in inches: outer edge, 24 in. horizontally and 16 in. vertically. The inside is marked 22.5 in. horizontally and 14 in. vertically. Straight down the middle of the longer part it is marked starting at 1 ending with 21in. The other side of the square is the exact same except for one marking in the corner where the two parts meet.
STANLEY
____00
Made in the USA
_5

Some of the writing is obscured by rust.

Note:

Collections department was contacted 1/19/1999 by Mr. William T. Snipes, attorney for Estate of Annie Joe Beeler. Mrs. Beeler bequeathed her grandfather's surveying equipment to the museum in her will. Mr. Glen Redding (Sugar Land (281) 277-2210) delivered the collection on 10/5/99 to sign paperwork on behalf of Beeler's sister Mary Ellen Whiteside of Bellaire.

Physical Description:

Height:61 cm, Length/Circumference:3.8 cm & 5 cm, Width/Diameter: 40.6 cm

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): carpenter's square
Partner:
Fort Bend Museum
Collection:
Fort Bend Museum Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1999.012.018
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth1881
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public