Wind Vane (replica)

Wind Vane (replica)

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Soon after becoming the founding Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Joseph Henry organized a program that would gather and disseminate information about weather across the country and recommended standard instruments for that purpose. This is a modern replica of a Smithsonian vane.
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Object Name
wind vane (replica)
overall: 15 1/4 in x 12 in x 24 in; 38.735 cm x 30.48 cm x 60.96 cm
overall: 15 in x 12 in x 24 in; 38.1 cm x 30.48 cm x 60.96 cm
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National Museum of American History
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