Bashforth's Chronograph with screens, frame and we

Made:
1865-1875 in Horncastle
maker:
Francis Bashforth

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Bashforth's Chronograph, used in experiments designed to measure and determine the resistance of air to the motion of
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Bashforth's Chronograph with screens, frame and weights, invented c. 1865.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1876-377
Materials:
brass (alloy), copper, cord (fiber product), cotton fibre, cylindrical, electrical properties, electromagnetic, paper (fiber product), regulated, rotating, thread, timer, vertical, wood
type:
chronograph - timer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
The Reverend F. Bashforth.
status:
Permanent collection

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