HEATH & WING. A RARE GEORGE III PERIOD MAHOGANY STICK BAROMETER
A rare George III period mahogany stick barometer inlaid with boxwood; the thermometer with Fahrenheit and Reaumur Scales.
Height: 36 ½ in (92.5 cm)
* Thomas Heath was a distinguished instrument-maker whose advertisements show that he made globes, spheres, weather-glasses, mathematical instruments with books on how to use them. Around 1750 he formed a partnership with his former apprentice, Tycho Wing, who was also his son-in-law.
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HEATH and WING. LONDON