Vertical Piston Air Pump

Made:
1750 in London
maker:
Edward Nairne

Vertical Piston Nairne Air Pump (c. 1750), by EDWD NAIRN, OPPOSITE THE ROYAL EXCHANGE LONDON, rectangular mahogany base, with bronze syringe with valves to glass vessel; wood screws with bronze crosspiece with tap; glass manometer with ivory scale

Details

Category:
Vacuum Technology
Object Number:
1993-1316
credit:
National Maritime Museum

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