Reference numberAP/15/10/1
TitleUnpublished manuscript, 'Description of a mountain barometer the column of which is divisible into two portions, for safer and more convenient transport' by Tho Chas [Thomas Charles] Robinson
DescriptionRobinson describes his design for a portable barometer that can be reduced to half its size when not in use. Annotations and corrections appear throughout in ink and graphite.

Subject: Scientific Instruments

Communicated by Henry Kater. Read to the Royal Society on 24 March 1831.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'Description of a mountain barometer, the column of which is divisible into two portions for safer and more convenient transport'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0017
Related records in the catalogueAP/15/10
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1206Kater; Henry (1777 - 1835)1777 - 1835
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