A RARE LATE VICTORIAN POLYTECHNIC ADMIRAL FITZROY BAROMETER.C.1890.RARE PORCELAIN SCALES WITH BRASS BEZEL SURROUND. PORCELAIN WEATHER PREDICTIONS TO THE GLAZED BASE.FRUITWOOD SCALE THERMOMETER AND STORM TUBE TO THE BASE.MERCURY ACTION STICK BAROMETER WITH DOUBLE VERNIER MARKER FOR YESTERDAY AND TODAY.CARVED TOP PEDIMENT AND DECORATIVE FRONT.IMPRESSIVE PIECE.FULLY OVERHAULED.MEASURES 15" X 4" X 47"HIGH.
Internal Ref: 25827
Height = 120 cm (47")
Width = 38 cm (15")
Depth = 10 cm (4")
About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1890. At the time that this antique was being crafted, Victoria, the only child of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Edward Duke of Kent, was the Queen of England.
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Sturmans Antiques.