London, South Kensington
7 June 2001
An unusual 19th-Century metal hygrometer,
embossed indistinctly with maker's details around the base, in the form of a tower, with pierced windows to read the paper-covered drum inside, the base with the remains of applied paper instructions in French -- 9¾in. (24.7cm.) high
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