Rain Gauge Register


Julien P. Friez (1850-1916) was born in France, moved to the U.S. around 1868, opened a machine shop in Baltimore in 1890 and specialized in meteorological instruments. The firm became Julien P. Friez & Son in 1913, and Julien P. Friez & Sons in 1914. A brass plate on the ornate base of this instrument reads “U. S. WEATHER BUREAU / RAIN GAUGE REGISTER / NO. 10 / MADE BY / JULIAN P. FRIEZ / BALTIMORE, MD.”

Date Made: ca. 1900

Maker: Friez, Julien P.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

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Credit Line: U. S. Weather Bureau

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.314538Catalog Number: 314538Accession Number: 204612

Object Name: rain gauge register

Measurements: overall: 10 1/2 in x 9 in x 7 in; 26.67 cm x 22.86 cm x 17.78 cmoverall: 8 1/4 in x 11 in x 12 3/4 in; 20.955 cm x 27.94 cm x 32.385 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-0625-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1167591

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