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:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Donated by the Heirs of Thaddeus C. Lowe
Metal, and glass
3-D: 96.5 x 5.1cm (38 x 2 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America
Mercury barometer with sliding scale, brass and glass; 39 inches long; ca. 1860.