Object Title

Powder measure

Powder measure

Date

1850

Object Number

XIII.197

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Short brass shaft at the end of which is a cylindrical brass container in which to measure the powder. It is lipped for pouring and has a telescopic base allowing different amounts of powder to be measured. On one side is a five graduation scale marked from 2 1/2 to 3 1/4, stamped beside it the words POWDER, DRAMS

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 127 mm (5 in) Weight: 1.75 oz

Associations

Places Britain