Pneumatics- flasks, thermometers and wind gauges
Pneumatics- flasks, thermometers and wind gauges, 18th century. . Pneumatics- flasks for the artificial production of Pyrmont water, thermometers by James Kewley and John Leslie, wind gauges by James Lind, Martin and Pierre Bouguer, and an echo device, the Whispering Place. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after an illustration by J. Farey from Abraham Rees' -Cyclopedia or Universal Dictionary,- London, 1816.
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Dr. Wilson at work
Dr Wilson, zoologist and artist, at work in the Antarctic (during the 'Discovery" 1901-3 expedition) examining a thermometer. Wilson was one of the men in the ill-fated Scott expedition who died after failing to be first to reach the South Pole in 1912.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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