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Plate 19 showing a diagram of the design and construction of the water barometer that was placed in the hall of the Royal Society. Inscribed with publication and plate details. A key corresponding to letters labelling parts of the apparatus is written in pencil along the left side of the diagram. Signed in ink bottom left 'Charles Stewart Drewry' and below '77 Chancery Lane [London]', struck out in pencil.

Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the water-barometer erected in the hall of the Royal Society' by John Frederic Daniell.

Read to the Royal Society on 21 June 1832.

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John Frederic Daniell

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John Frederic Daniell, Diagram, water barometer by Charles Stewart Drewry, 1832, PT/73/15/28, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 18 July 2024

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    Dates: 1802-1865

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