Exhibition of anemometers, Royal Meteorological Society, 1882.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Photograph showing an exhibition of wind measuring instruments displayed for members to inspect at the annual general meeting of the Royal Meteorological Society in 1882. The Society displayed instruments according to different themes each year. In March 1882, the theme was anemometry, the measurement of wind speed. The original photos are the property of the National Meteorological Archives in Bracknell.