Double action air pump with vacuum gauge (c. 1750)

Made:
1750
maker:
George Adams

Double action air pump with vacuum gauge (c. 1750), by G.ADAMS LONDON, with apparatus in mahogany case to demonstrate the laws of pneumatics including the following experiments: Magdeburg hemisphere; Guinea and featherweight lifter (with index dial); Shower of mercury; Bell and water pump in vacuo; Bladder glass, etc.

Details

Category:
Vacuum Technology
Object Number:
1993-1315
credit:
National Maritime Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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