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Aneroid Barograph

Aneroid Barograph

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Description
The U.S. Weather Bureau transferred this aneroid barograph to the Smithsonian in 1955. The “M. HIPP / NEUCHATEL / SUISSE / 7243” inscription is that of Matthaus Hipp (1813-1893), a German clockmaker who moved to Switzerland in 1853.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Aneroid Barograph
Associated Name
Hipp, Matthäus
place made
Switzerland: Neuchâtel, Neuchatel
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 11 5/8 in x 7 1/4 in; 20.955 cm x 29.5275 cm x 18.415 cm
ID Number
PH.314544
catalog number
314544
accession number
204612
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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