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Sikes' Hydrometer by W. & J. Burrow, London, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 10020
Object Type: Hydrometer
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Sikes pattern hydrometer, thermometer and hydrometer weights signed by W. & J. Burrow, London, in fitted wooden box.
Primary Inscriptions: Hydrometer : "W. & J. Burrow. LONDON. IP." "1S6. SIKES' IP. 51 " Hydrometer weights : "W. & J. B" + specific gravity value Thermometer : "W. & J. BURROW LONDON" Box lid inlaid cartouche : "SIKES'S HYDROMETER MADE BY W & J. BURROW LONDON" Circular paper label : "309"
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Material(s): Wood
Ivory ?
Fe alloy
Copper alloy
Wool
Silk
Velvet
Glass
Mercury

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