Hand anemometer, Henry Chamberlain Russell type, 1878-1883

Made:
1878-1883
designer:
Henry Chamberlain Russell

Henry Chamberlain Russell type hand anemometer with leaflet, unsigned, (British?), 1878-1883. Incomplete, originally fitted with a 2 minute sand glass attached to bracket on arm.

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1921-149
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), incomplete, paper (fibre product), steel (metal), wood (mahogany)
Measurements:
anemometer: 150 mm x 355 mm x 220 mm, .485kg
leaflet: 155 mm x 115 mm .005kg
type:
sand glass
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Wilson Barker, Sir David.
status:
Permanent collection

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