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Barometer

1971.583 (RS117612)

Description

At top barometer and temperature guages are enclosed behind a glazed door, along the waist extend a glass column of mercury to the flat burr-shaped waist with a center bulls eye.

Details

Maker
Middlefield & Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1840
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mercury
rosewood (wood)
veneer
Object type
Meteorological T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BAROMETER
barometers
mercury
Mercury
Rosewood
rosewood (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
4.375 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.583
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5217

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