Pixii's Dilatation Pyrometer, 1830

Made:
1830 in Paris
maker:
Antoine-Hippolyte Pixii

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Dilatometer by Antoine-Hippolyte Pixii, Paris, France, 1830. Incomplete - lacks horizontal level. Front view.
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Dilatometer by Antoine-Hippolyte Pixii, Paris, France, 1830. Incomplete - lacks horizontal level. Front view. Grey
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Dial dilatometer, a form of pyrometer by Antoine-Hippolyte Pixii, Paris, France, 1830. Brass level incomplete, lacks bubble level.

Dilatometer by Pixii, c. 1830

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1981-1539
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, iron, marble (limestone), metal (unknown), steel (metal)
type:
dilatometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Brieux, Alain
status:
Permanent collection

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