Gray-Milne seismograph and carton of parts, designed by John Milne and Thomas Gray, and made by James White, Glasgow, Scotland, 1885
Gray-Milne seismograph by James White (1824-1884) of Glasgow in 1885. It was designed by Thomas Gray and John Milne (1851-1913), while they were both professors at the Imperial College of Engineering in Tokyo, Japan. Milne is regarded as the founding father of the science of seismology. The seismograph ran continuously, recording traces with three pens on one roll of paper.
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overall (lead cyclinder weights): 2.5 kg
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- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- White, J. (Scotland)
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