Product images of Barometer
A man is presented in left profile, approaching a barometer mounted on a ledge, his right hand holding on to its stem. A scale has been inscribed on its stem. A building stands behind him, and the open sky is visible behind and to his right [as viewed].
Plate 7 from a German translation of Joachim d’Alence’s Tractatus de barometris…( Ludwig Bourgeat, Mainz, 1688), an early account of meteorological instruments including barometers, thermometers and hygrometers.
Joachim d’Alence (16..-1707) French astronomer and physician was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-18008
- ©The Royal Society
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