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Barometer

1998.239 (RS23635)

Description

Barometer, made by L. Bassnett, Liverpool; elongated neck stretching from middle circular barometer chamber w/ mercury located below middle chamber. Weather inscriptions present (see diagram).

Details

Maker
Bassnett, L. (Maker)
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Engraved above and below mercury: ""L. Bassnett/ Liverpool""
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
metal
Object type
Meteorological T&E
Descriptive terms
BAROMETER
barometers
Glass
glass (material)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
metal
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
39 x 10.125 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.239
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19891

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