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DRAWING INSTRUMENT BOX OF WILLIAM OLIVER EVELYN MEADE-KING

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DRAWING INSTRUMENT BOX OF WILLIAM OLIVER EVELYN MEADE-KING
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SKU: RW591/AUT13

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DRAWING INSTRUMENT BOX OF WILLIAM OLIVER EVELYN MEADE-KING

£1,500.00

DRAWING INSTRUMENT BOX OF WILLIAM OLIVER EVELYN MEADE-KING

Circa 1898
Height: 4 ins / 10.16 cm
Width: 14 ins / 35.56 cm
Depth: 4.75 ins / 12.07 cm
Stock Number: RW591/AUT13
Price: £1500

A fine personal cased instrument set owned by William Oliver Evelyn Meade-King, the lid opening to reveal a removable tray of draughtsman’s instruments, the ivory handled pieces stamped Army & Navy C.S.L, the next removable tray has compartments for paints and contains a draughtsman’s set of cardboard scales, the next level with a selection of wooden and ivory rulers, an ebony and ivory rolling ruler which sits over another compartment of rulers and instruments. The lid of the box is inscribed Telford Premium awarded to William Oliver Evelyn Meade-King M.inst.C.E. By the Institution of Civil Engineers, session 1897 – 1898.
This comes together with a leather bound notebook also inscribed with his name, but unfortunately this has not been written in.

William Oliver Evelyn Meade King
W.O.E. Meade King was involved with the construction of the Manchester ship canal-IRLAM division and wrote a paper on this
which was presented to the Institute of Civil Engineers who awarded him both the George Stephenson medal and the Telford
premium
in the 1897 – 1898 session (a copy of this paper is in the showroom). His other works include Local Government
and its relation to parish water supply and sewerage, presented in 1900.

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