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Horizontal Magnetic Dial and Thermometer, by Abraham and Essex & Co, London and Bath, 19th Century

Inventory Number: 54028
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Round ivory case for circular mercury-in-glass thermometer and glazed magnetic dial, decorated screw-fit ivory lid..
Primary Inscriptions: "C. ESSEX & C° LONDON" The thermometer is signed, "ABRAHAM Optician BATH"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory
glass
mercury

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