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Early Wheel Barometer by James Gatty
The most renowned of Gatty's instruments are his large and elaborate wheel barometers from the...
Adie Stick Barometer
This example has an ultra-slim mahogany trunk, which does not widen at the top like most...
Barometer by Jessie Ramsden
Given Jesse Ramsden's stature as a scientific instrument maker (he was a Fellow of the Royal Society and recipient of its highest award, the Copley Medal...
Gatty Wheel Barometer
A late 18th Century wheel barometer by James Gatty of gadrooned round-top design and unusual triple-strung outline, plain 8" dial and thermometer...
Rosewood Sympiesometer
The sympiesometer displayed here was made around 1840 by the London partnership of Mary Carpenter and William Westley...
Bayonet Tube by Watkins and Smith
The relatively short-lived partnership of Watkins & Smith is one of several manifestations of the Watkins dynasty of scientific instrument makers, which ran from 1747-1856...
Thermometer
The firm of Dring & Fage became famous in the 19th Century by virtually cornering the market in hydrometers, the instruments used by Customs & Excise..
Martin Barometer
We have one, which Martin called his "Triple Weather Glass" or Aerometrum Magnum and it has the first really practical hygrometer based on gut rather than oat beard...
Adie Barometer
The most remarkable aspect of the career of Alexander Adie was the manner in which he combined scientific excellence as an instrument maker...
Satinwood Stick Barometer by Edward Nairne
Both Nairne and Blunt were superlative instrument makers. Nairne's career began in 1748, when he became free of the Spectacle Makers' Company. He went on to be...
Barometer by Watkins
A truly magnificent Regency period mahogany wheel barometer by Jeremiah Watkins of 5 Charing Cross...
Dollond Stick Barometer
The Dollond family can lay claim to being one of the most distinguished and certainly the longest-lived, of all scientific instrument firms...
Double Barometer by Domenica Sala
For a comparatively brief period at the end of the 18th century, there was a short-lived fashion for the so-called 'double barometer', the aim of which...
Barometer by Christopher Betally
Bettally is well known for supplying (in 1787) a spectacular meteorology set to Lord Bute, comprising a matching pair of wheel instruments - barometer and thermometer. It is probably no coincidence that his Pimlico shop was a stone's throw from Buckingham House, the precursor to Buckingham Palace...
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