Product images of Thermometer
A decorative thermometer mounted on a carved backboard. The bulb is surrounded by a leafy wreath and the stem and capillary tube snake upwards to the tip.
Plate 13 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-18009
- ©The Royal Society
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