Hooke's wheel type barometer, 1655-1665
- 1960? (original 1655-1665)
- Robert Hooke
Wheel barometer, Hooke's principle (1655-65), probably by Negretti and Zambra, London, England, 1960
Replica probably made by Negretti and Zambra in the 1960s to Hooke's design as a demonstration piece. Robert Hooke (1635-1703), experimenter for the Royal Society from 1662, converted the rise and fall of the mercury barometer into a rotation action for a needle on a dial.
- Object Number:
- mercury barometer
- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- Negretti & Zambra
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