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18th Century Louis XVI Period Thermometer and Barometer


A French provincial barometer/ thermometer on a painted wood panel in a frame, circa 1790, using the Reaumur standard of measurements (Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur). Original paint and measurements.


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  • Condition
    Good. minor losses and chipping and flaking of paint. Glass rods appear to be replacements..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 41 in. x W 9 in. x D 1 in.

    H 104.14 cm x W 22.86 cm x D 2.54 cm

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    Doylestown, PA
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