Aneroid Barograph


The U.S. Weather Bureau transferred this aneroid barograph to the Smithsonian in 1960. The case is metal and glass. The inscription on an ivory tag reads “SHORT & MASON / LONDON / ‘Tycos’.” The firm of Short & Mason was formed in London in 1875, and acquired by Taylor Instrument Companies of Rochester ca. 1900.

Maker: Short & Mason

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.317485Catalog Number: 317485Accession Number: 230396

Object Name: barograph

Measurements: overall: 6 7/8 in x 14 in x 8 in; 17.4625 cm x 35.56 cm x 20.32 cm


Record Id: nmah_1822622

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