Spherical glass lens for sunshine recorder, 1857

Made:
1857 in Manchester
maker:
John Francis Campbell

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Spherical lens, the first made for use in a John Francis Campbell type sunshine recorder, unsigned, 1857

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1908-88
Materials:
complete, glass and paper (fibre product)
type:
instrument component
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • sunshine recorder
credit:
Meteorological Office