- The inscription on the dial of this anemometer reads “KEUFFEL & ESSER / NEW YORK.” The paper label in the lid indicates that this is s/n 5967. K&E termed this a Biram anemometer, thus acknowledging Benjamin Biram (1804-1857), the Englishman who invented the form in 1844.
- Ref: Keuffel & Esser, Catalogue of Drawing Materials, Surveying Instruments, Measuring Tapes (New York, 1921), p. 382.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Keuffel & Esser Co.
- overall in case: 2 7/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 17.4625 cm x 18.0975 cm
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- Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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