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Object Name Abacus
Date 1915 ca.
Maker Unknown
Material Wood/Metal/Paper/Cloth
Description Educational board with column of numbers printed to one side, sliding numbers at center and adjustable weighted canvas strips that cover other columns of numbers. Exact function unknown. Very similar to 1978.078.0015.
Notes Originally from the District 13 school, known as the Putnam District. The school closed in 1953 and the property was acquired by The Garnet Lake Fire Company in 1955. The donor rescued the board at that time (her father was the fire chief).
Dimensions H-22 W-28 D-2 inches
Collection ED10
Catalog Number 2014.048.0001
Imagefile 098\2014.048.0001.jpg
Species Abacus