Educational geometrical shapes (boxed)

image 1990-292

Object

Educational items

Title

Educational geometrical shapes (boxed)

Production date

1710-1725

Material

Wood
Cork

Dimensions

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

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.

Production place

Stoke Newington

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.

Associated place

Stoke Newington

Object number

1990.292

On display?

Yes

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