6 Inch Standard Measure

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.89

Description:

A 6′ metal bar, with slightly beveled ends.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Metal

Markings:

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

On another side: “6 IN”

Dimensions (cm):

Length = 15 cm, width = 2cm, 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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