JOHN RUSSELL, FALKIRK, CIRCA 1800
JOHN RUSSELL, FALKIRK, CIRCA 1800
JOHN RUSSELL, FALKIRK, CIRCA 1800
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JOHN RUSSELL, FALKIRK, CIRCA 1800

A SCOTTISH GEORGE III STICK BAROMETER

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JOHN RUSSELL, FALKIRK, CIRCA 1800
A SCOTTISH GEORGE III STICK BAROMETER
The arched case with swan-neck pediment, the tube cover with gilt-brass capital and base, hinged oval cistern cover, silvered engraved plates, manually adjusted vernier, oatbeard hygrometer in arch, Fahrenheit mercury thermometer on plate, each instrument titled in arched pennants, signed 'Jn. Russell / Falkirk', the cresting and upper mounts later
Mahogany and brass
42 in. (106.7 cm.) high; 6 1⁄4 in. (15.8 cm.) wide; 2 3⁄4 in. (7 cm.) deep
Provenance
Whittock & Reid.
McCarthy, Newark.
Acquired from Randolph, Baldock, September 1964.
Literature
N. Goodison, English Barometers, London, 1968, pls. 127-8, pp. 207-8.
N. Goodison, English Barometers, Woodbridge, 1977, pls. 157-8, pp. 229-30.
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