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Reference numberMOB/008
LevelItem
TitleWooden rulers from Woolsthorpe Manor
Datelate 17th century
DescriptionTwo wooden rulers supposedly made from the wood of an ancient apple tree at Woolsthorpe Manor, Sir Isaac Newton's childhood home.
Extent2 rulers
FormatArtefact
MaterialsWood
Dimensionsl 400 mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceCharles Turnor was the owner of Woolsthorpe Manor in the 19th century and donated this item to the Royal Society in 1844.
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-4849
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
NA2870Turnor; Charles (1768 - 1853)1768 - 1853
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