Barometer tripod

Barometer tripod in wooden box.

Consists of mahogany folding tripod, with brass plates fitted to base of legs for securing to deck. Three milled brass knobs with wood screws attached are provided. A brass arm 11.7" (29.5 cm) long has a gimbal mounting at one end, and a circular fixing plate at the other end for securing to the tripod head.

Fitted wooden box 46.9" x 7.27" x 4.25" (119.1 x 18.4 x 10.8 cm)
N.B. Barometer missing when purchased.

Object Details

ID: NAV0810
Type: Barometer tripod
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Vessels: Boyne (1810); Hamadryad 1804 Raleigh 1806 Salisbury (1814)
Date made: circa 1810
People: Harnage, George
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 112 mm x 1190 mm x 180 mm

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