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Atmospheric Clock, by Whiteman & Bass?, London

Inventory Number: 52450
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1949-34
Brief Description: Within the glass tube (sealed at each end) is another glass tube, each end of which is plugged with a porous material. Inside this tube is a mercury pellet.
Primary Inscriptions: "Whiteman & Bass. Holborn. London" (not certain whether this refers to the printer or the maker)
Provenance: Purchased in 1948/49.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass and wood
with paper scales; mercury pellet.

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