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Aneroid Barometer

Aneroid barometer, metal / ceramic / glass, made by J H Steward Limited, London, England, 1885-1895

An aneroid barometer consisting of a mechanism enclosed by a metal encasing with a decorative ceramic surround and a flat bevelled glass cover. The barometer has two pointers one manually operated and the other influenced by atmospheric pressure. The circular ceramic surround depicts a decorative raised design featuring pink, white and yellow flowers and foliage on a gold background. A brass chain is attached through a ring fixed to the top of the barometer.
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