Diagonal Mercury Barometer with Hygrometer, 1763-1765

Made:
1763-1765 in Charing Cross
maker:
Watkins & Smith
Drawing, left bottom of the mercury barometer.
      Diagonal mercury barometer in walnut and mahogany frame, by Watkins &

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Drawing, left bottom of the mercury barometer. Diagonal mercury barometer in walnut and mahogany frame, by Watkins &
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Diagonal mercury barometer in walnut and mahogany frame, by Watkins & Smith, London, 1763-1765. Fitted in glazed frame with hygrometer and box containing blackboard. Perpetual almanac showing moon phases, days of the month and dates of Easter from 1753-1852.

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1876-814
type:
mercury barometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • barometer
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Admiralty Hydrographic Department