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Abacus, Islesboro, ca. 1900

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Abacus, Islesboro, ca. 1900

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An abacus, also called a counting frame, is a calculating tool used for performing arithmetic processes.

This abacus was in the possession of Adrian B. Hooper, who attended school on Islesboro.

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  • Title: Abacus, Islesboro, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Islesboro
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: wood, metal
  • Dimensions: 27 cm x 24 cm x 2 cm
  • Local Code: 1995.010
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733
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