Straight cistern-tube barometer by Jeremiah Sisson

Made:
1760-1775 in London
maker:
Jeremiah Sisson
Straight cistern- tube barometer, 1760-1775. This barometer was made by Jeremiah Sisson of London. It is a standard Straight cistern- tube barometer, 1760-1775. This barometer was made by Jeremiah Sisson of London. It is a standard

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Straight cistern- tube barometer, 1760-1775. This barometer was made by Jeremiah Sisson of London. It is a standard
Science Museum Group Collection
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Straight cistern- tube barometer, 1760-1775. This barometer was made by Jeremiah Sisson of London. It is a standard
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Straight cistern-tube barometer.

Details

Category:
King George III
Object Number:
1927-1910 Pt2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron, ivory, lignum vitae, mahogany (wood), mercury, paper (fibre product) and silver (alloy)
Measurements:
overall (flat): 97 mm x 200 mm x 120 mm, 3.24 kg
type:
barometer
credit:
King's College, London