Taylor Aneroid Barometer

The face of this instrument is marked “COMPENSATED FOR TEMPERATURE” and “Taylor Instrument Companies / ROCHESTER, N.Y.-U.S.A. / E.D. No. 4380.” One scale around the circumference extends from -200 to +1800 meters; another extends from -1000 feet to +6000 feet; and a third extends from 24 to 31 inches of mercury. There is a brown leather case. The Taylor Instrument Companies began operating, as such, in 1904. This barometer came to the Smithsonian in 1972.
Object Name
barometer, aneroid
date made
Taylor Instrument Co.
overall: 3 1/2 in; 8.89 cm
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Measuring & Mapping
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
University of Missouri-Columbia

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