Friez Hygrograph

This instrument is marked "Hygrograph SOFNJ No. 2133 Julien P. Friez & Sons Baltimore Md. U.S.A." The firm began trading under this name in 1914. The hygrograph came to the Smithsonian from Rutgers University.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Friez hygrograph
Friez, Julien P.
overall: 7 1/2 in x 12 in x 9 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 30.48 cm x 24.13 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Measuring & Mapping
Thermometers and Hygrometers
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Rutgers University

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