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Barometer

1971.1635 (RS118318)

Description

Hanging barometer and thermometer with a glass rod with a bulbed end mounted on a long rectangular stem with chamfered edges and mahogany veneer. It flares out to a wider rectangular box with a hinged glass lid. this encloses the tip of the barometric glass tube which runs the length of the piece, and also a thermometer.

Details

Maker
Pastorelli, J. (Maker)
Date
1868-1899
Inscriptions
A metal backing has degrees and comments written on it.
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
metal
veneer
walnut (wood)
Object type
Meteorological T&E
Descriptive terms
BAROMETER
barometers
Glass
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
metal
Numbers
numerals
Unidentified Metal
veneer
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
4.375 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1635
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12503

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