Kater-type Hygrometer by Thomas Jones, London, 1811-1814

Made:
1811-1814
maker:
Thomas Jones
designer:
Henry Kater

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Kater-type hygrometer in leather case, by Thomas Jones, 21 Oxenden Street, London, 1811-1814. Presented to the Meteorological Office Museum by The Royal Meteorological Society in 1978.

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, paper (fibre product), silk and steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (in case): 65 mm 50 mm, .125kg
Identifier:
1997-2044
type:
hygrometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Meteorological Office