Ruler, boxwood folding rule with brass ends and hinges, 2 foot


Ruler, boxwood folding rule, 2 foot, 4 fold ruler with brass ends and hinges. Each side gives measurement in inches, 1 to 23 (2FT).

These tools belonged to Patrick Clancy (1870-1954), Beechpark, Ennis, who was apprenticed to Morgan Mc Inerney of Ennis as a carpenter and wheelwright. He later became head carpenter for the Crowe family of Dromore House, Ruan. The tools were passed on to heis nephew Kirwan, John F, Ruan, also a carpenter, who donated them to the de Valera Museum.

Collection: De Valera Museum

Category: Measure, Tool/Implement

2000.0077 (5403)