Museum of the History of Science Objects in the Exhibition

Daniell’s Hygrometer, by J. Newman, London, c. 1820-1850.

Water

  • 10241 Container from rain gauge.
  • 30481 Mason’s Wet and Dry Bulb Hygrometer, by Pastorelli, English.
  • 44192 Wet and Dry Bulb Hygrometer, by G. H. Zeal, London, c.1930
  • 11292 Snowdon Pattern Copper Rain Gauge, British?, Mid-20th Century?
  • 10772 Copper Snowdon Pattern Rain Gauge.
  • 61478 Whirling Hygrometer, by Casella, London, Mid to Late 20th Century.
  • 91652 Daniell’s Hygrometer, by J. Newman, London, c. 1820-1850.
  • 83577 Funnel from Radcliffe Observatory Rain Gauge, by P. and J. Dollond, London, 1774

Air

  • 13349 Typhoon Barometer.
  • 13350 Pocket Nephoscope, England?, Early 20th Century.
  • 13351 Admiral FitzRoy Weather Glass, by Watson Brothers, London.
  • 35865 Beckley’s Anemometer, from Radcliffe Observatory, before 1880
  • 74297 Pilot Balloon Slide Rule Mk IVA, English, 20th Century.
  • 18743 Sympiesometer, by Alexander Adie, Edinburgh, c. 1848
  • 23523 Admiral Fitzroy Barometer.
  • 15341 Mercury Barometer and Spirit Thermometer, by Thomas Heath, London, c. 1720-50.

    Terrestrial Globe, by John Senex, London, 1718

  • 93778 Surveying Aneroid Barometer, by John Davis & Son (Derby) Ltd, Derby, Early 20th Century
  • 27581 Mercury in Glass Thermometer, by Doninelli, French, Mid-19th Century

From Earth to space

  • 75711 Balloon-Borne Radiosonde Meteorological Instrument, by VIZ Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia, c. 1976
  • 57389 Dines’ Balloon Meteorograph, British, Early 20th Century.
  • 89766 Mark IIb Radiosonde, by Whiteley Electrical Radio Co Ltd, English, 1960s.
  • 29759 Mercury Thermometer, by P. Wast, Amsterdam, 1757/8

Other

  • 33317 Diptych Dial, by Hans Georg Herttel, German, 1678.
  • 28920 Terrestrial Globe, by John Senex, London, 1718
  • 46769 Astrolabe Mater, by Hans Bamman, Thuringia, German, 1490
  • 36260 Direct-Vision Spectroscope, by John Browning, London c. 1885
  • 36175 Astronomical Compendium, by Christoph Schissler, Augsburg, 1557
  • 37148 Astrolabe with Lunar Mansions, by Abd al-Karim, Jazira (Mesopotamia)?, 1227/8

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