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    Image number: RS.8718
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    Graph of clock barometer variations

    Luke Howard (1772 - 1864, British) , Meteorologist
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    height (drawing): 171mm
    width (drawing): 276mm
    Unused illustration for the paper "On the late extraordinary depression of the barometer", by Luke Howard, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.112 (1822), pp.113-116. Version of a clock barometer tracing showing air pressure for the period November-December 1821 with a record low reading. The chart also contains data on rainfall and wind directions for the same period. The work is mounted on a paper support which is inscribed with publication and plate details. A note below states: "This drawing was cancelled, and the Engraving [plate 13] was made from the original document in the author's Possession." Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.
    Object history
    An illustration produced for publication in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.
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