Dicas hydrometer with weights

Made:
1781 in Liverpool

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Dicas Hydrometer, in mahogany box with 35 weights (290 wt. missing), ivory slide rule stamped "Dicas", Liverpool patentee, serial no 181

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1900-143
Materials:
box: mahogany, gilt and slide rule: ivory
type:
hydrometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
credit:
The Royal Society