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Anemometer

Anemometer

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Description
This anemometer and wind vane was probably made in Japan during World War II.
Ref: W. E. K. Middleton, Catalog of Meteorological Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology (Washington, D.C., 1969), pp. 84-85.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Anemometer
place made
Japan
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 42 3/4 in x 20 3/8 in; 8.255 cm x 108.585 cm x 51.7525 cm
ID Number
PH.316275
catalog number
316275
accession number
224564
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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