Fuess Hygrograph

This hygrograph, made in the Fuess workshop in Berlin, records the humidity over a period of 8 days. According to Fuess, it was an improved version of the form that had been introduced by Richard Frères in Paris.
Ref: R. Fuess, Liste D5 über Barographen, Hygrographen und Thermographen (Steglitz, 1910), pp. 6-7.
Object Name
R. Fuess
overall: 12 3/4 in; 32.385 cm
place made
Deutschland: Berlin, Berlin
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
Dr. Ralph B. Kennard
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