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Thermometer, Six's Thermometer, Six's

Thermometer, alcohol and mercury, recording maximum and minimum temperatures, invented by James Six of Canterbury in 1780, probably made by L. Casella, London, c. 1900

Captain Georges' artificial horizon Captain Georges' artificial horizon

Captain Georges' artificial mercurial horizon, two black-lacquered steel reservoirs on three levelling feet (one broken), interconnected by tube fitted with stopcock, in fitted leather carrying case, as used on the Antarctic Expedition of 1901, signed and made by William Cary of London, c. 1870

Mercury thermometer Mercury thermometer

Mercury thermometer, M.O. 41, reading from -40 to +90 degrees centigrade, made by Negretti and Zambra, London

Thermometer, spirit Thermometer, spirit

Spirit thermometer, M.O. 48, reading from -90 to +50 degrees fahrenheit, used on the 1902 Scottish Antarctic Expedition, 1902 made by Negretti and Zambra, London

Thermometer Thermometer

Glass thermometer with paper scale, reading from -10 to 50 degrees centigrade

Thermometer Thermometer

Glass thermometer with paper scale, reading from -10 to 50 degrees centigrade

Electric lamp, incandescent Electric lamp, incandescent

Incandescent electric lamp, Lane-Fox type, U filament with mercury contacts, late 19th - early 20th century

Thermometer Thermometer

Mercury-glass thermometer, ivory scale and brass cap, signed and made by Jesse Ramsden of London, c. 1770

Aneroid barometer Aneroid barometer

Aneroid barometer, in brass case, signed and made by Edward J. Dent in Paris, c. 1852

Thermometer, spirit Thermometer, spirit

Spirit thermometer, 1 - 50 degrees Florentine, made by members of the Accademia del Cimento of Florence, Italy, c. 1660

Artificial horizon, roof, mercury Artificial horizon, roof, mercury

Artificial horizon, mercury roof horizon, rectangular black-lacquered cast iron trough with pouring hole and brass-framed roof-shaped cover, iron bottle and iron funnel, in fitted wooden carrying box, signed and made by Troughton and Simms of London, c. 1860

Thermometer, minimum, mercury Thermometer, minimum, mercury

Mercury minimum thermometer, on wooden scale, by Casella of London, c. 1865

Thermometer, maximum, mercury Thermometer, maximum, mercury

Mercury maximum thermometer, on a ceramic scale, by J.M. Bryson of Edinburgh, late 19th century

Artificial horizon, roof, mercury Artificial horizon, roof, mercury

Artificial horizon, mercury roof horizon, black-lacquered cast iron trough, brass-framed roof-shaped cover, iron bottle and funnel for mercury, in fitted wooden carrying box, signed and made by Negretti and Zambra of London, c. 1860

Lamp stand Lamp stand

Lamp stand of silver-plated copper, cylindrical with a spreading base and two handles, and the whole surface with chased and pierced ornament: Middle East, Iran, Qajar, 19th century

Lamp stand Lamp stand

Lamp stand of silver-plated copper, cylindrical with a spreading base and two handles, and the whole surface with chased and pierced ornament: Middle East, Iran, Qajar, 19th century

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