Wind Vane Anemometer
Wind Vane / Anemometer
- This replica represents an instrument for measuring the direction and strength of the wind that was devised by Robert Hooke in London, in the 1660s.
- Ref: George Rooke, Instructions for Sea-men (London, 1666), with appendix by Robert Hooke.
- Alexander Bryson, “Exposition of the Mechanical Inventions of Dr. Robert Hooke,” The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal 4 (1856): 12-26.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Wind Vane / Anemometer
- Eichner, Laurits Christian
- overall: 20 in x 5 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 13.97 cm
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- Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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