Hooke's wheel type barometer, c 1660.

 
Hooke's wheel type barometer, c 1660.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Description

Replica probably made as a demonstration piece for the Science Museum, London, by Negretti and Zambra to the original design by Robert Hooke (1635-1703). While Hooke was an experimenter for the Royal Society from 1662, he converted the rise and fall of the mercury barometer into a rotation action for a needle on a dial.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10284406

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