Aneroid Barograph

Aneroid Barograph

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The Taylor Instrument Co. donated this aneroid barograph to the Smithsonian in 1923. An inscription on the frame reads “Tycos Stormograph / Reg. U.S. PAT. OFF. / Short & Mason / London / MADE IN ENGLAND.” A tag reads “Taylor / Instrument Companies / Rochester, N.Y. U.S.A.”
The firm of Short & Mason was formed in London in 1875, and was acquired by Taylor Instrument Companies of Rochester ca. 1900. The term Stormograph came into use in 1913.
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Object Name
Aneroid Barograph
Short & Mason
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
overall: 7 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 19.05 cm x 31.115 cm x 15.5575 cm
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National Museum of American History
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