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Pocket Altitude Aneroid Barometer in Travelling Case, by J.H. Steward, London, c. 1900

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Inventory Number: 24612
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Gilt-brass with silvered barometer scale in inches and millibars, and height scale in feet (up 10 10,000) and metres (up to 3000). In the lid of the leather carrying case is an ivory disc with curved mercury thermometer and pivoted compass card.
Primary Inscriptions: "J.H. Steward, 457 West Strand, LONDON" [on barometer scale]; "J.H. STEWARD 457 WEST STRAND LONDON" [engraved on ivory plate of the thermometer and compass].
Provenance: Not ascertained.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
mercury and glass

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