Artificial mercury horizon with mercury storage container and fitted wooden case, made by George Lee and Son, Portsea, Hampshire, England,1855-1865. Consists of a rectangular metal trough and loose fitting roof-shaped brass cover with side glazed panels. The mercury bottle a circular steel jar with a threaded stop (missing). Instrument case is marked with brass plate on lid for Robert D.G. Noel.
- Object Number:
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- optical instrument
- ancillary optical instrument
- artificial horizon
- Wellcome Trust
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
View manifest in IIIF viewer
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.