University College

Accession Number: 2009.uc.41

Instrument Name: Pantograph


Wooden box: custom made with brass rivets/screws and metal latches; instrument supports on interior with green felt for protection; brass arm on interior to hold S-curve. Inscription on inside of box: “W.F.Stanley & Co. Ltd/Holborn, London, England”. Insturment: inscription on instrument: “STANLEY, GREAT TURNSTILE, HOLBORN, LONDON”. Instrument is brass, with white plastic wheels and brass rivets/screws and knobs; white paper on the box of graphite pieces with black text on front and back. Front: “A.W.Faber’s/Polygrade Leads/are also furines in/boxes contianing/1 dozel, 1/4 gross,/a1/2 gross or 1 gross/of one degree/at proportionally/lower prices.” Back: “A. W. Faber/Manufactory established/1761./Gold and First Class/Prize Medals./Grand Prix Paris 1900/Grand Prize St. Louis 1904./ 1/2 dozen/Leads No. 4/for/Artist’s Pencils/with/moveable Leads./Made in Bavaria/No 2034″. Tape on top of box indicating that this was a gift from UC [university college], spring, 1986

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Primary Materials: Wooden box, mostly brass instrument


Dimensions (cm): Box: 10 x 17.5 x 53.5 cm



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Manufacturer: W. F. Stanley & Co., London

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Donated to UTSIC: No

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