Barometer

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5217

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

Descriptive Terms

barometers
mercury
rosewood (wood)
veneer
Rosewood
Mercury
BAROMETER

Associated Building

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

Maker

Middlefield & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Meteorological T&E

Dimensions

4.375 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.583

Places

Massachusetts (United States)