Reproduction of early Korean rain gauge, 1821

Made:
1911-1923 in Tokyo
maker:
Central Meteorological Observatory, Tokyo
and
Science Museum, Workshops

Reproduction in plaster of an early Korean rain gauge (circa 1821) which is a copy of an older one of 1770 at the Korean observatory in Incheon (formerly known as Chemulpo). (see note)

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1923-603
Materials:
fibreglass, plaster
Measurements:
overall height and width: 48 x 30.3 cm
type:
rain-gauge
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • precipitation gauge
  • derivative object
  • copy - derivative object
  • reproduction
  • component - object
credit:
Central Met. Observatory (Tokyo)
status:
Permanent collection

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