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2010/1/133 Circular slide rules (2) with flight log sheets and pouch, military, Graviscope For Lincoln Bomber (Australian), paper / plastic / leather, made by W & G (White and Gillespie), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, c. 1940. Click to enlarge.

Graviscope for Lincoln Bomber (Australian)

Made
  • c. 1940
This object is part of a collection relating to the history and development of computing and other information technology assembled by Assoc Professor Allan Bromley of Sydney University, comprising calculators, mechanical and electronic analogue computers, computer components, kit computers, education computers, and associated ephemera.

Allan Bromley was a lecturer and researcher at the University of Sydney Basser Department of Computer Science from 1978 until his untimely death in August …

Summary

Object No.

2010/1/133

Object Statement

Circular slide rules (2) with flight log sheets and pouch, military, Graviscope For Lincoln Bomber (Australian), paper / plastic / leather, made by W & G (White and Gillespie), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, c. 1940

Physical Description

Circular slide rule for calculating the centre of gravity of a Lincoln Bomber depending on the load of bombs and other equipment carried. With pouch and 'Lincoln Aircraft Flight Log' sheets.

Marks

DTSRAAFHQRS
Ident no. G6C-3972

Production

Made

  • c. 1940

Notes

W & G, Melbourne, Australia, c 1940

History

Notes

Device for calculating the centre of gravity of a Lincoln Bomber depending on the load of bombs and other equipment carried.

Source

Credit Line

Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program in memory of Associate Professor Allan Bromley, 2010

Acquisition Date

20 January 2010

Cite this Object

Harvard

Graviscope for Lincoln Bomber (Australian) 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 3 December 2021, <https://ma.as/372814>

Wikipedia

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