William Twaddell - Glasgow.   Attractive, inlaid faded mahogany Stick Barometer
William Twaddell - Glasgow.   Attractive, inlaid faded mahogany Stick Barometer

William Twaddell - Glasgow. Attractive, inlaid faded mahogany Stick Barometer

c. 1800 Glasgow

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Attractive, inlaid faded mahogany Stick Barometer; the lancet-shaped top over engraved silvered brass register plate, signed by the maker. The case profusely cross-banded and strung in satinwood and ebony, with exposed barometer tube terminating within hinged rectilinear cistern cover, inset with oval floral patera.

Twaddell is recorded as a "glassblower and hydrometer maker", working from premises in Saltmarket and Gallowgate from 1792-1839.
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