Barometer

Object Number: 
1948.543
Date: 
1838-1853
Medium: 
Metal, glass, wood, mercury
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 37 x 5 in. ( 7.6 x 94 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
(not examined due to mercury contamination)
Gallery Label: 
This barometer was made by Benjamin Pike & Son, opticians and manufacturers of mathematical instruments. They worked at 166 Broadway from 1838 to 1853.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group