Reference numberPT/73/9/11
TitleDrawing, graph of clock barometer variations by [Luke Howard]
DescriptionUnpublished version of a clock barometer tracing showing air pressure for the period November-December 1821 with a record low reading. The chart also contains data on rainfall and wind directions for the same period. The work is mounted on a paper support which is inscribed with publication and plate details. A note below states: 'This drawing was cancelled, and the Engraving [plate 13] was made from the original document in the author's Possession.' Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Meteorology

Created in relation to paper published in Philosophical Transactions titled 'On the late extraordinary depression of the barometer' by Luke Howard.

Read to the Royal Society on 24 January 1822.
Physical descriptionInk on tracing paper, mounted
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0176
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1822.0014
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4515Howard; Luke (1772 - 1864)1772 - 1864
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