Artificial mercury horizon.

Made:
1835-1845 in England
maker:
Unknown

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Artificial mercury horizon, unsigned, English maker, 1835-1845. Consists of a rectangular wooden trough, with loose fitting roof-shaped folding wooden cover with side glazed panels.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1918-104
type:
artificial horizon - mercury
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • ancillary optical instrument
  • artificial horizon
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court