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Admiral FitzRoy Barometer

Inventory Number: 23523
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Persons: Admiral Fitzroy
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Brief Description: Wooden framework housing barometer tube, thermometer and atmospheric pressure(?) tube, with two sliding scales - one on each side - with pointers. Barometer tube contains mercury and the thermometer coloured alcohol. Paper backing with various scales and information.
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Material(s): Wood
Copper Alloy
Iron Alloy
Glass
Paper
Ink
Mercury
Alcohol
Cork
Dye
Leather

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