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This engraving was produced for volume 10 of the Encyclopaedia Londinensis, a multi-volume work published between 1810 and 1829. The text at the top reads “HYGROMETRY.” That at the bottom reads “Instruments for Measuring the moisture of the Air / London Pubd as the Act directs, June 1, 1810, by J. Wilkes” and “Pass sc.”
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early 19th century
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United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 11 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 21.59 cm
overall: 11 1/8 in x 8 3/4 in; 28.2575 cm x 22.225 cm
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