Thomas & William Gardner - Glasgow. Well-proportioned and good quality 19th Century oak-cased Stick Barometer in original condition
Thomas & William Gardner - Glasgow. Well-proportioned and good quality 19th Century oak-cased Stick Barometer in original condition

Thomas & William Gardner - Glasgow. Well-proportioned and good quality 19th Century oak-cased Stick Barometer in original condition

c. 1870 Glasgow

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Well-proportioned and good quality 19th Century oak-cased Stick Barometer in original condition; the arched top with engraved ivory register plates, signed by the makers, bearing Fahrenheit thermometer and single rack-and-pinion operated vernier and protected by unusual brass framed glass cover. The slim honey-oak trunk concealing original barometer tube which terminates behind turned cistern cover.


Gardners were a succession of highly competent Glasgow-based instrument-makers, trading from 1773-1920. This partnership between Thomas and brother William lasted from 1837-83, achieving the Royal Warrant from Queen Victoria.
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