Thomson's Portable Electrometer, 1867-1888

Made:
1867-1888 in Glasgow
maker:
James White

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(Lord Kelvin) Thomson's portable electrometer by J. White, Glasgow, Scotland, 1867-1888.

Details

Category:
Electricity and Magnetism
Object Number:
1948-116
Materials:
bituminous material, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, pumice and silver plated
type:
electrometer
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
Royal Meteorological Society