London, South Kensington
5 December 2001
A Victorian carved oak aneroid barometer, circa 1880
The shield-shaped case with mask cresting, the white porcelain dial inscribed ELLERY'S INDICATIONS -- 22¾in. (58cm.) high
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'Ellery's Indications' show that this barometer was made for Australian metereological conditions (Ellery being the father of Australian metereology) in much the same way as Admiral Fitzroy's indications were for British weather.
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