Boxwood [buxus sempervirens], Brass
315 mm (Length); 40 mm (W)
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
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Boxwood rule. Two foot single folding rule with brass hinge. One leg incorporates inset brass sliding scale. Made by Keep Brothers, English, from the first half of the 19th century. CPW Item number 609. Belonged to A.E.L. Bulwer. Inscription - Keep Brothers/A.B. Gray/Warranted/Best Box.
CPW Item number 609. Belonged to A.E.L. Bulwer. Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
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