The Measurement Tools ClipArt gallery offers 7 illustrations of instruments used to determine the size of objects.

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…

"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,…

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…