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Andrews' aspirator, 1852.

Andrews' aspirator, 1852.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 19cm x 32cm


Plate taken from 'Philosophical Magazine' (1852). Dr Thomas Andrews developed a device for taking in a sample of air of a fixed size for chemical testing, called an aspirator. This was published in 1852, and used by Andrews to study tropospheric ozone some eight years later.

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