Mechanical tilting bucket rain-gauge, 1890

Made:
1890 in London

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Mechanical Dial rain gauge, zero setting, tipping-bucket type, by Negretti & Zambra, Holborn Circus & Viaduct, 45 Cornhill, London, 1890. Square receiver with collecting area of 64 square inches.

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1995-857
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, copper, lead alloy and steel
type:
tilting bucket rain-gauge
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • precipitation gauge
  • rain-gauge
credit:
Meteorological Office, Berkshire