Hair Hygrometer

Description
This is a 19-century copy of the second model of Horace Benedict de Saussure's hygrometer.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
before 1954
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 16 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 41.275 cm x 16.8275 cm
ID Number
PH.314542
catalog number
314542
accession number
204612
Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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