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Educational geometrical shapes (boxed)

Object

Educational items

Production date

1710-1725

Object number

1990.292

Physical Description

Twelve cork shapes with ink and paper labels in a rectangular wooden box. The hinges on the box are broken, and there is a paper label on the lid. The shapes were cut and labeled by the Reverend Isaac Watts and were used to teach daughters of Abney family in Hackney.

Associated Person

Abney ((Misses))
Watts, Isaac (Dr) (Made by)

Associated Place

Inscription

Geometrical figures cut in cork by the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. for the Miss Abneys of Stoke Newington: the descriptions written upon them by his hand.

Material

Wood
Cork

Dimension

Height (Box): 116mm
Width (Box): 56mm
Depth (Box): 58mm

On display?

Yes
Missing image