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Set of Three Hydrometers in Fitted Case, by A. & J. Casartelli, Liverpool, 19th Century

Inventory Number: 10015
Object Type: hydrometer
Place Created: Liverpool England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1973-20/7
Brief Description: Set of three glass hydrometers in fitted wooden box. Mercury in lower bowl. Internal scales on paper.
Primary Inscriptions: Hydrometers: "A. & J. Casartelli, Hydrometer Makers. &c. Liverpool. No.1 & 2 Temp." "A. & J. Casartelli, Hydrometer Makers. &c. Liverpool. No. 3 & 4 Temp. 60 " "A. & J. Casartelli, Hydrometer Makers. &c. Liverpool. No. Temp. 5 - 6"
Provenance: Presented by Mrs. V. Barber, daughter of V. J. Greenbough Previously owned by late V. J. Greenbough (died 1910)
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Copper alloy
Fe alloy
wool
silk
velvet
glass
mercury
paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
127 310 65 mm (max.)

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