Rain Gauge

Rain Gauge

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Description
The U.S. Weather Bureau transferred this instrument to the Smithsonian in 1904. A brass tag on the upper band of frame reads "U. S. WEATHER BUREAU / RAIN GAUGE REGISTER / NO. 13 / MADE BY / JULIEN P. FRIEZ / BALTIMORE MD." The inner brass tube is stamped "U.S.W.B."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Rain Gauge
Measurements
overall: 31 1/4 in x 14 in; 79.375 cm x 35.56 cm
overall; inner brass tube: 20 3/16 in x 2 5/8 in; 51.27625 cm x 6.6675 cm
overall; measuring stick, each: 24 in x 9/16 in x 1/8 in; 60.96 cm x 1.42875 cm x.3175 cm
overall; nameplate: 1 9/16 in x 2 3/4 in; 3.96875 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
PH.230008
accession number
42625
catalog number
230008
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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