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Fuess Hygrograph

Fuess Hygrograph

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Description
This hygrograph, made in the Fuess workshop in Berlin, records the humidity over a period of 8 days. According to Fuess, it was an improved version of the form that had been introduced by Richard Frères in Paris.
Ref: R. Fuess, Liste D5 über Barographen, Hygrographen und Thermographen (Steglitz, 1910), pp. 6-7.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Hygrograph
hygrograph
maker
R. Fuess
place made
Germany: Berlin, Berlin
Measurements
overall: 12 3/4 in; 32.385 cm
overall: 7 3/4 in x 12 3/4 in x 9 3/8 in; 19.685 cm x 32.385 cm x 23.8125 cm
ID Number
PH.336368
accession number
1978.0207
catalog number
336368
Credit Line
Dr. Ralph B. Kennard
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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