Library Catalog - Kentucky Historical Society

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name Square, Try
Catalog Number 1993.8.152
Maker GOMPH
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) mahogany & steel
Dimensions H-6 W-4 D-0.5 inches
Description This is a try square with a mahogany handle and a brass fence screwed to the side. There is a thin steel ruler riveted into a slot in the handle. It is marked in gradients of 1/8". There is a triangular brass plate over the rivets.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People GOMPH
Subjects Measurement
Measures
Measuring
Tools
Equipment
Building
Building construction
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS