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Drawing Equipment - Ruler, Straight /Parallel Lines

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Description
Brass rule with straight edges. Mounted on grooved roller mounts.
Size
45.8cm x 6.0cm x 1.7cm;
Object Registration
10887
Keywords
brass, ruler, engineers, architects, surveyors, mechanical drawing, ballarat school of mines
Historical information
This type of solid brass ruler may have been used in Drawing Offices of Consultants - Engineers, Architects, Surveyors. It would also be used in mechanical drawing classes at Ballarat School of MInes.
Inscriptions & Markings
Kasner & Moss, MELBOURNE.
Initials "DNR" scratched into surface.
Miniature "SMB" - 2 at each end. (Suze used for jewellery)
Last updated
30 Aug 2019 at 2:32PM