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Richard barograph made in Paris, 1882-1891, and used at Sydney Observatory
Made c 1859
Barograph, recording aneroid barometer driven by clockwork, serial number 53043, in case, metal / paper / wood / glass, made by Richard Freres, Paris, France, 1882-1891, used at Sydney Observatory, 1882-1922, and by Bureau of Meteorology, 1922-1960