This engraving was produced for volume 10 of the Encyclopaedia Londinensis, a multi-volume work published between 1810 and 1829. The text at the top reads “HYGROMETRY.” That at the 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.”

Date Made: early 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences, Science & Mathematics, Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.330428Catalog Number: 330428Accession Number: 290491

Object Name: print

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 21.59 cmoverall: 11 1/8 in x 8 3/4 in; 28.2575 cm x 22.225 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-f22d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1452103

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.