Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son
Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son

Barocyclonometer by Hughes & Son

c. 1920 England

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A rare barocyclonometer by Henry Hughes & Son of London.

Two silvered 7 inches dials mounted on an oval backboard, the left dial is the Northern hemisphere counterclockwise Cyclonometer, the glass opens giving access to the 2 hands. The right hand dial the barometer and thermometer.

Barcocyclonometer: a form of aneroid barometer used in conjunction with a dial having adjustable arrows to determine the location and movement of a tropical cyclone. Invented by Meteorologist José María.

José María Algué, SJ (29 December 1856 – 27 May 1930), was a Spanish Roman Catholic priest and meteorologist in the observatory of Manila. He invented the barocyclonometer, the nephoscope and a kind of microseismograph. Father Algué was an honorary member of the Royal Society of London and the Pontificia Accademia Romana.

The backboard has the retailers label of: Lilley & Reynolds Ltd. 9 Railway Place, Fenchurch Street, EC3.
The Barocyclonometer for use in the North Atlantic - by Rev. Jose Algue, S. J. Director of the Philippine Weather Bureau, Manila Observatory. Manila Bureau of Printing, 1913.
Dimensions
Height 30.00 cm (11.81 inches)
Width 56.00 cm (22.05 inches)
Depth 10.00 cm (3.94 inches)
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