Hygrometer

Description
This is a modern replica of the oat-beard hygrometer that was designed by the English natural philosopher Robert Hooke and illustrated in his Micrographia (London, 1665). It is marked "Eichner Fecit MCMLIX"
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Eichner, Laurits Christian
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 4 in x 4 in; 5.08 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 2 1/4 in x 4 in x 4 in; 5.715 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
PH*316858
accession number
228484
catalog number
316858
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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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