Kelvin's Vertical Force Magnetometer, by James White, 1870-1900

Made:
1870-1900
maker:
White, James

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Vertical force magnetometer with mahogany case, made for Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), by James White, Glasgow, 1870-1900

Details

Category:
Terrestrial Magnetism
Object Number:
1946-216
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mahogany (wood) and steel (metal)
type:
magnetometer
credit:
National Physical Laboratory.