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T Square tool

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
T square made from printer's plate, metal and wood, riveted together with 10 rivets and a hanging hole in top centre of wood.
Size
Metal plate 340mm x 85 mm; wood 133 mm x 200 mm.
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Object Registration
0293
Keywords
james balfour, e.c elliott, balfour, presbyterian, t square, square, tool, tools, amess, samuel, churchill island
Historical information
Samuel Amess, who bought Churchill island in 1872 was a Presbyterian Scot as also was James Balfour. There may have been a personal link.
When Made
Printer's plate 1887 on; T square 1890
Inscriptions & Markings
One side, metal: Balfour, Elliott and Company Limited/ Incorporated under the Companies Statute 1884 /20 Queen St MELBOURNE / Capital L250,000 in 250,000 shares of L1 each / This is to certify that... / is the property of .../

Part of circle printing in join with wood and scroll work on metal at join.
Other side: scratched in "H R Balfour"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM