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Gravity bead


Three hundred and sixty three aerometrical beads, two slide-rules, one thermometer, six glass rods and an instruction book, all in a drawer of a mahogany box, and made by J. Lovi of Edinburgh, c. 1810

Museum reference



History of Science

Object name

Gravity bead, Philosophical bubble, Slide rule, Thermometer, Rod, Instruction book, Drawer

Production information

Mrs J. Lovi
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


c. 1810


Glass, Mahogany, Mahogany, Bone, Bone

Physical description

Box wood slide-rule / bone slide-rule / glass rods / mahogany box

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