Anemometer

Description:

The U.S. Weather Bureau transferred this 4-cup Robinson-type anemometer to the Smithsonian in 1904. The inscription on the dial reads “U.S. WEATHER BUREAU / No. 295 / JULIEN P. FRIEZ, BALTO. MD.” Julien P. Friez (1850-1916) was born in France, emigrated to the U.S. around 1868, opened a machine shop in Baltimore in 1890, and specialized in meteorological instruments.

Ref: Julien P. Friez, Illustrated Catalogue of Meteorological Instruments and Apparatus (Baltimore, 1893). pp. 8-9.

Maker: Friez, Julien P.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.230001Catalog Number: 230001Accession Number: 42625

Object Name: anemometer

Measurements: overall: 18 1/8 in x 17 5/8 in; 46.0375 cm x 44.7675 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4b4f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1167538

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