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A REGENCY MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD INLAID TWIN-TUBE ANGLE BAROMETER

SAMUEL LAINTON, HALIFAX, CIRCA 1810

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A REGENCY MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD INLAID TWIN-TUBE ANGLE BAROMETER
samuel lainton, halifax, circa 1810
The case of typical form with fan-inlaid molded cistern cover, satinwood veneer to the borders, the paper barometer scale with the makers signature Samuel Lainton, maker Halifax and with the printers name Stott.sculp above, (now lacking mercury level indicators)
37in. (94cm.) high, 27in. (69.5cm.) wide

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A similar twin-tube angle barometer by Lainton also with Masonic symbols on the register papers is illustrated in E. Bamfield, Barometers, stick or cistern tube, 1985, p. 161. There is also another of a similar type in the Whipple Museum, Cambridge, England
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