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Barometer

Description

Elongated form, broken pediment top w/ Greek key motif-- brass face indicating weather conditions on left w/ barometer readings on right. Sliding scale element. Glass rod containing mercury w/ semi-spherical knop ending in lg. circular ball at base.

Details

Maker
Scatliff, D. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
[maker marked on brass face]
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Object type
Meteorological T&E
Descriptive terms
BAROMETER
barometers
Brass
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
veneer
Dimensions
5.875 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1412
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26059

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