Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer
Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer
Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer
Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer
Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer
Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer
Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer
Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer

Mid 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer

1850 to 1852 London

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£1,275 gbp
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A mid 19th Century mercury stick barometer, made by a well regarded maker. It has an architectural pediment, with a brass central finial. Behind the glazed door is an engraved ivory name plate, signed Thomas Jones & Son, 62 Charring Cross. The case has a figured mahogany front with a turned circular bulb base.

Thomas Jones was born in 1775 and died in 1852. He was an optician, mathematician and philosopher. He worked at 62 Charring cross, London between 1815-1850. Jones was apprenticed in 1789 and was free by 1806. In 1850 he made his Son a partner, and he died two years later. He was an authority on scientific instruments and was maker to The Duke of Clarence and was made a fellow of The Royal Society in 1835.
In working order. The case is in good original condition, there is a hairline mark in the ivory address plate.
Dimensions
Height 98.00 cm (38.58 inches)
Width 14.00 cm (5.51 inches)
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