Webster Signature Database Search Results

Important note: Most of these instruments are not in the Adler collection (which you can find more information about here). We know nothing about them beyond the information returned by searching this database. You may be able to learn more by contacting the institutions in the "Instruments" column, or by consulting the "References" listed.

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Signature Maker Info Instruments Comments Location References
MARGETTS AND NICHOLSON England, c.1803, MIM George Margetts and Nicholson; made a double length sliding Gunter's scale, c.1803. London. Taylor 2(868).
NICHOLSON England, fl.1787-1802, MIM PHIM made four-foot sliding Gunter's scales, sectional log-scales and hydrometers; see Margetts and Nichlson. London. Taylor 2(876).
NICHOLSON, BARTHOLOMEW England, c.1711, apprenticed to John Urings 1 in the Joiners' Company on April 17, 1711. Crawforth 7.
NICHOLSON, PETER England, 1765-1846, invented a cyclograph and other drawing instruments; teacher; author. London. Taylor 2(877).
NICHOLSON, WILLIAM England, 1753-1815, invented a hydrostatic balance in 1784; scientist; author. Soho, London. Taylor 2(753); Multhauf 1; G.L'E. Turner 24.

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