Barometer

Barometer
Title
Barometer
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)
Credit Line 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Object Number 
1948.543
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group