Barometer, Wooden Framed; O Comitti & Son Ltd; Unknown; WY.1990.26

Name/Title

Barometer, Wooden Framed

About this object

This is an O Comitti & Son Ltd barometer for measuring air pressure as a means of forecasting the weather. As the Lower Mataura Valley is primarily an agricultural area, barometers were very important.

Maker

O Comitti & Son Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, wood
inorganic, processed material, glass
inorganic, processed material, metal, brass
inorganic, processed material, metal, iron (?)

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in white ink on back: 'WY 90 26'

Measurements

dia 190 mm x d 55 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Object Type

instruments

Object number

WY.1990.26

Copyright Licence  

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