Pyrometers measure thermal expansion. This example was probably used for demonstration purposes. The "Pyrometre - Deleuil à Paris" inscription is that of Louis Joseph Deleuil (1795-1862) or his son Jean Adrien Deleuil (b. 1825).

Maker: Deleuil, Louis Joseph

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Département de Ville-de-Paris

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Credit Line: Columbia University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.322958Catalog Number: 322958Accession Number: 249200

Object Name: pyrometer

Measurements: overall: 16 in x 12 in x 6 in; 40.64 cm x 30.48 cm x 15.24 cmoverall: 15 5/8 in x 11 7/8 in x 5 7/8 in; 39.6875 cm x 30.1625 cm x 14.9225 cm


Record Id: nmah_1761148

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