Sikes' Hydrometer

Made:
1850-1860 in Manchester
'Sikes' Hydrometer, made by J. Casartelli. Set comprises of weights, top cap, thermometer and float.
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'Sikes' Hydrometer, made by J. Casartelli. Set comprises of weights, top cap, thermometer and float. Photographed on a
Science Museum Group Collection
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'Sikes' Hydrometer, made by J. Casartelli. Set comprises of weights, top cap, thermometer and float. Photographed on a
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Sikes' Hydrometer, made by J. Casartelli. The set comprises of weights, top cap, thermometer and float.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
Y2009.5
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mercury, metal (unknown), silk, velvet and wood (unidentified)
type:
hydrometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter