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BAROMETER/THERMOMETER

Made by: S. Smith

On view in: First Floor Library


About this object

The barometer is long and thin with a rounded end at the bottom and top. At the bottom of the long shaft is a round box-like extremity. At the top is an arched ivory plaque divided into two parts. This is labeled with barometric information. A thermometer is attached to the front.

Category:
woodwork
Object name:
BAROMETER/THERMOMETER
Made from:
Wood -- metal -- ivory -- glass
Made in:
London, England
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
89.5 cm (35 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
16.41
Class:
TIMEPIECE
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION on front: S. Smith, Hewington Causeway, London; at top: measurements
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973