Steel Specimens showing Colours for Tempering, 1801-1900

Made:
1800-1824 in London
maker:
William Haseldine Pepys

Set of 10 pieces of steel showing colours for tempering, with temperature scale in leather case. Made by William Haseldine Pepys, Poultry, London, 1800-1824

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1917-18
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cotton wool, ivory, leather, silk, steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (case closed): 17 mm x 152 mm x 50 mm, , .08kg
type:
thermometer
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry

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