Library Catalog - Kentucky Historical Society

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Object Name Square, Try
Catalog Number 1993.8.242
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Ebony;steel
Dimensions H-14.25 W-9.5 D-0.75 inches
Description This try square has an ebony stock with a brass plate facing the inside edge. There is a steel blade mortised into the stock. There is a brass plate at the right angle secured by four rivets arranged in ornate brass plates mortised into stock. One corner of the blade is cut off.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Measurement
Building construction
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS