Barometer – SOLD
A 19th century mahogany cased stick barometer with paper register plate signed Charles Howarth, Halifax
The attractive inlaid case with carved fret pediment having a scale registering from stormy to very dry and numbered from 28 to 31 and thermometer with enclosed cistern below.
Height: 39.45ins (100cm)
Literary ref: Charles Howarth, fl. 1823-1852 lived at Ireland Farm near Shibden Industrial School, Halifax. He was succeeded by his son James and a grandson carried on the business. Angle barometers by Howarth are listed in Museum of History of Science, Oxford, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich and Bolling Hall Museum, Bradford