Example of Spray and Novett's patented salinometer

Made:
1849-1858 in London
maker:
Horne, Thornthwaite & Wood

Example of Spray and Novett's patented salinometer used to register the salinity of water in a boiler, consisting of a gun-metal globe attached to a thermometer, bolted to a decorative wood mount, by Horne and Thornthwait, London, England, 1849-1858

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1858-34
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, gun metal, mahogany (wood), silver (metal), wood (unidentified)
type:
salinometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
  • hydrometer
credit:
Nasmyth, G
status:
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