Weighing machine, by I B Haas, with hanger and 13 weights inside, c. 1800. Gallery label marked marked with wrong number (1977-406)
Jacob Bernard Haas made and signed philosophical instruments in London from about 1783-1800. He was Bavarian. This is a weighing machine made by Haas in 1800. It is made of wood and brass. Inside are a hanger and 13 weights. Monitoring a patient’s weight can indicate their health. Accurate weight information also ensures the appropriate dose is given of any medication.
- Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
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- weighing machine
- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- Harriet Wynter Ltd.
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