Reference numberCLP/6/34
TitlePaper 'Linea carolina mensura' by Georg Stiernhielm
DescriptionThis was sent to the Royal Society by Georg Stiernhelm (1598-1672), a nobleman and member of the King of Sweden's Council of War, who was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Using this table, Stiernhelm explained his idea of a common unit for a universal measurement of liquids and dried goods.

One engraved page with different measures dated 1664

Subject: Physics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/6/34/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4336Stiernhielm; Georg (1598 - 1672); poet and scholar1598 - 1672
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