This engraving was prepared for John Wilkes, ed., Encyclopaedia Londinensis (London, 1810-1828). The text at bottom reads “Instruments for Measuring the moisture of the Air / London Pubd as the Act directs, June 1, 1810, by J. Wilkes” and “Pass sc.”
Object Name
date made
early 19th century
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 11 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 21.59 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
Science & Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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