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HYGROMETRY

HYGROMETRY

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Description
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.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
date made
early 19th century
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
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
ID Number
PH.330428
catalog number
330428
accession number
290491
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
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Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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