Wooden ruler

Object number

LDVAL 2004.20.6


c. 1950


6inch wooden ruler. Measures millimeters, centimeters, decimeters and inches, and also works as a protractor. Belonged to Mr John Armston Vice who was a Generation Operation Engineer at Barking Power Station after it opened in 1925 until 1951.

Physical description

Light brown wooden ruler with measurements along both edges, marked out in black.




Electricity supply tools


Bar length: 152mm
Bar width: 41.5mm

Collection type

Social history, Vice collection


Makers Mark Incised On front: CAMBRIDGE E.S.A. LONDON BRITISH MADE
Written In ink by hand On back: Elizabeth Vice

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1544/6

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