barometer

Object number
70.5.1
Creator
John M Merrick and Co
Date
circa 1850
Description
Mahogany rectangular ship barometer has long oval white opening for readings. Tag reads: Ships barometer. Used on square- rigged sailing ships around the middle of the nineteenth century. Made by John M. Merrick & Co in Worcester, Ma. Maker label is still present, though badly damaged.
Materials
wood
Credit Line
Gift of Hubert Edward Ingalls, W1NQ
Object Type
barometers
Subjects
Old Old Timers Club (OOTC)
Related People & Organizations
Ingalls, Hubert Edwards (W1NQ) (associated)