Admiral FitzRoy type Barometer, 1876-1884

Made:
1876-1884
patentee:
Admiral Robert FitzRoy
Admiral Fitzroy's Storm Barometer. Face on detail view of top half. Shot to fit page layout for publication. Grey Admiral Fitzroy's Storm Barometer. Face on detail view of top half.  Grey background.

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Admiral Fitzroy's Storm Barometer. Face on detail view of top half. Shot to fit page layout for publication. Grey
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Admiral Fitzroy's Storm Barometer. Face on detail view of top half. Grey background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Admiral FitzRoy (patent) storm barometer, by Negretti & Zambra, London, England, 1876-1884. Fitted with dry and wet mercury thermometers and ordinary mercury thermometer, serial no. 1265.

Admiral FitzRoy's storm barometer by Negretti and Zambra, late 19th century

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1962-155
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, glass, mercury, oak (wood) and textile
type:
mercury barometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • barometer