Taylor Aneroid Barometer

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
barometer, aneroid
date made
1904-1972
maker
Taylor Instrument Co.
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in; 8.89 cm
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
ID Number
PH*333642
catalog number
333642
accession number
300659
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Barometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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