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Hair Hygrometer, by Watkins and Hill, London, c. 1840

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Inventory Number: 58334
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1961-138/26
Brief Description: Copper alloy rectangular framework supporting a large silvered dial calibrated 0 ('Dry')- 100 ('Damp'). In maroon rectangular leather-covered box with hinged lid and purple velvet lining. Paper label inside lid: "Watkins & Hill Opticians".
Primary Inscriptions: "Watkins & Hill, London" [engraved on the cross bar supporting the large open dial].
Provenance: Not ascertained.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Textile
Paper
Metal
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
31 235 75 mm

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