Lantern used to measure wind speed and direction

Made:
1965

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Replacement copy of 1919 paper lantern. Used with candle and balloon to monitor wind speed and direction. Of the type used by the Meteorological Office.

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1919-511/7
Materials:
paper and wax
type:
lantern
credit:
Meteorological Office, South Kensington