Improved machine for sampling sea-water at depth Francis Marcet
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Improved machine for sampling sea-water at depth
Plate 12 from the paper "On the specific gravity, and the temperature of sea waters, in different parts of the ocean, and in particular seas; with some account of their saline content", by Alexander Marcet, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.109 (1819), pp.161-208. The instrument was made by John Newman of Lisle Street London and used by William Edward Parry's 1819-1820 expedition Baffin Bay aboard HMS Hecla.
Original: pencil on paper. 1819
- Image reference: RS-8673
- The Royal Society
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