Kelvin Quadrant Electrometer, 1866

Made:
1866 in Glasgow
designer:
William Baron Kelvin Thomson
maker:
James White

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Kelvin type quadrant electrometer, made by J. White, Glasgow, Scotland, 1866.

Details

Category:
Geophysics
Object Number:
1926-745
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), glass, plastic (unidentified), steel (metal), tin (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
electrometer
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
City and Guilds of London Institute