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Arithrometer Calculator, ca. 1890

This is a Calculator. It was manufactured by Charles & Edwin Layton. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is brass, wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by New York Life Insurance Co.. It is credited Gift of New York Life Insurance Company.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 18 x 60.5 x 20.2 cm (7 1/16 x 23 13/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Arithrometer Calculator, ca. 1890; Manufactured by Charles & Edwin Layton ; England; brass, wood; Overall: 18 x 60.5 x 20.2 cm (7 1/16 x 23 13/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Gift of New York Life Insurance Company; 1995-137-1

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