Artificial mercury horizon with mercury storage container and fitted wooden case, made by George Lee and Son, Portsea, Hampshire, England,1855-1865. Consists of a rectangular metal trough and loose fitting roof-shaped brass cover with side glazed panels. The mercury bottle a circular steel jar with a threaded stop (missing). Instrument case is marked with brass plate on lid for Robert D.G. Noel.
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- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- optical instrument
- ancillary optical instrument
- artificial horizon
- Wellcome Trust
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