The Measurement Tools ClipArt gallery offers 12 illustrations of instruments used to determine the size of objects.

Measuring with a micrometer caliper.

Micrometer Caliper

Measuring with a micrometer caliper.

Using divider calipers to locate the center of stock.

Divider Calipers

Using divider calipers to locate the center of stock.

An instrument, usually resembling a pair of dividers or compasses with curved legs, for measuring the diameter or thickness of bodies, as of work shaped in a lathe or planer, timber, masts, shot, etc.

Micrometer Calipers

An instrument, usually resembling a pair of dividers or compasses with curved legs, for measuring the…

Setting outside calipers.

Outside Spring Calipers

Setting outside calipers.

Measuring with outside spring calipers.

Outside Spring Calipers

Measuring with outside spring calipers.

"The map measurer is an instrument specially designed for quickly measuring distances or lines on a map. It consists of a dial case, handle, and a small wheel or roller." -U.S. Chief of Engineers

Map Measurer

"The map measurer is an instrument specially designed for quickly measuring distances or lines on a…

A marking gauge is used in woodworking and metalworking to mark out lines for cutting or other operations. In metalworking it can be known as a scratch gauge. The purpose of the gauge is to scribe a line parallel to a reference edge or surface. It is used in joinery and sheetmetal operations.

Marking Gauge

A marking gauge is used in woodworking and metalworking to mark out lines for cutting or other operations.…

This is a tool used to measure circular bodies, very similar to how current calipers work. This tool features a perpendicular ruler to the circular opening.

Circular Body Measure Tool

This is a tool used to measure circular bodies, very similar to how current calipers work. This tool…

"A plate of glass about 2.5 inches square is ruled with twenty-one lines in one direction .1 inch apart, and two lines in the other direction 2 inches apart. The extreme lines of the set therefore form a perfect square of 2 inches. These lines are ruled with exceeding accuracy and care, but provision is left for ascertaining any errors that remain either as to distance or want of perfect squareness." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Micrometer

"A plate of glass about 2.5 inches square is ruled with twenty-one lines in one direction .1 inch apart,…

Transferring a setting between inside calipers and outside calipers.

Transfer Setting with Calipers

Transferring a setting between inside calipers and outside calipers.

This tailors measure is a measuring device for cloth cutters. A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally.

Gradually Marked Tailors Measure

This tailors measure is a measuring device for cloth cutters. A tailor is a person who makes, repairs,…

A flexible form of ruler. It consists of a ribbon of cloth, plastic, fiber glass, or metal strip with linear

Measuring Tape

A flexible form of ruler. It consists of a ribbon of cloth, plastic, fiber glass, or metal strip with…