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Barometer or Barograph

Barometer or Barograph
This device records atmospheric pressure and uses twelve stacked aneroid barometer cells in its mechanism to move a pen upon paper, both of which are attached to a drum moved by clockwork. The apparatus is enclosed in a wooden cabinet with set-in glass viewing pane.

Object ID: USGS-000242


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