Barometer

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12503

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

Descriptive Terms

barometers
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
metal
walnut (wood)
numerals
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Mahogany Veneer
Glass
Unidentified Metal
Numbers
BAROMETER

Inscription

A metal backing has degrees and comments written on it.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Pastorelli, J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

4.375 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1635