12 Inch Standard Measure

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.90

Description:

This is a 12 inch long metal bar, with slightly beveled ends.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Metal

Markings:

Stamped or engraved into one side: “J. WHITWORTH & Co.” “MANCHESTER”

On another side: “12 IN”

Dimensions (cm):

Length = 30.5 cm, width = 2 cm, height = 2 cm

Function: Measurement

Condition:

Poor. The object is corroded on all sides.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: J. Whitworth & Co., Manchester

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

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