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Psychrometer, English, Late 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 93426
Object Type: Object
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: A rectangular mahogany case with a hinged lid and 2 copper alloy clasps. It is lined with navy velvet. The case contains: a cruciform base; a copper alloy telescopic stand; a silver bulb with a spout and a removable ivory cap that has an aperture in the centre; two mercury thermometers of which the long one is calibrated 50° - 110°, and the shorter 20° - 120°; a glass tube; a small copper alloy threaded ring; a cylindrical ivory handle with a threaded end.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated.
Provenance: Transferred from the Clarendon Laboratory.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Mahogany
Copper Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
126 357 54 mm

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