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Gunners' rule

Date: 18th Century
Dimensions:
Overall: 162 mm, 0.1 kg
Medium: Ivory, metal; silver alloy
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Rule
Object No: 00006715

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    Description
    Like the gunner's calipers, this beautifully detailed rule indicates the proper black powder charge for cannons and guns of various sizes and types. It provided the gunner with all the information he needed right at his finger tips!

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