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Barometer, Thaddeus S. C. Lowe

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar room at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Collection Item Summary:

Barometer and case used by balloonist T.S.C. Lowe during the Civil War

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by the Heirs of Thaddeus C. Lowe

Materials

Metal, and glass

Dimensions

3-D: 96.5 x 5.1cm (38 x 2 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

c.1860

Physical Description

Mercury barometer with sliding scale, brass and glass; 39 inches long; ca. 1860.

Type

INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management

Inventory Number

A19310040000

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