London, South Kensington
1 November 2001
A MARINE STICK BAROMETER BY BON, CIRCA 1850
mahogany with ivorine scale signed at top BON DUNDEE, ivory adjusting wheel, brass gimball fitting, thermometer and brass weighted reservoir with mercury correction screw at bottom -- 37½in. (95.2cm.)
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John Bon worked at three addresses in Dundee from 1840 until his death in 1846. His wife, who continued the business, is not recorded beyond 1850.
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