Barometer

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-26059

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

Descriptive Terms

barometers
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Mahogany Veneer
Brass
BAROMETER

Inscription

[maker marked on brass face]

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Scatliff, D. (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Meteorological T&E

Dimensions

5.875 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1412