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A GEORGE III STICK BAROMETER by 
																	Benjamin Mary

Benjamin Mary

( Belgian, 1792 - 1846 )

A GEORGE III STICK BAROMETER

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Materials:

The case with broken-arch pediment and brass urn finial, portable cistern with brass screw, fahrenheit mercury thermometer mounted on plate with engraved border, gut hygrometer with steel hand in arch, Mahogany, ivory and brass

Measurements:

39.00 in. (99.06 cm.) (height) by 3.00 in. (7.62 cm.) (width) by 4.00 in. (10.16 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

39 3?4 in. (101 cm.) high; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide; 3 1?2 in. (8.9 cm.) deep

Description:

or LOG IN

Literature:

N. Goodison, English Barometers, London, 1968, pp. 165-7, pls. 98-100. N. Goodison, English Barometers, Woodbridge, 1977, pp. 179-185, pls. 122-3. E. Banfield, Barometers, Wheel or Banjo, Trowbridge, 1985, pp. 59-61, figs. 64-65.

Provenance:

with Moss Harris, New Oxford Street, London. Acquired from R.A. Lee, London, June 1965.

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