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Funnel from Radcliffe Observatory Rain Gauge, by P. and J. Dollond, London, 1774

Inventory Number: 83577
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Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: A iron alloy funnel that has been painted green with a wide conical mouth, a cylindrical body and a narrow curved tube stem. Presumably installed 1775 on parapet of Radcliffe Observatory; continuous record of use there 1815-1879, 1923-30 (Wallace, 1997). Makers and date from (Gunther ESO, I, 323).
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Provenance: From the Radcliffe Observatory.
Collection Group: Radcliffe Observatory Collection
Material(s): Iron Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
714 316 mm


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