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Title: Barometer

Accession Number: 1965.888
Type: barometer
Maker: Keuffel & Esser Co.
Place: USA, NY, New York; England; Arctic Ocean
Materials: wood; metal; glass; paint
Description: Barometer used by Admiral Robert E. Peary on an expedition to the North Pole. Barometer is locked in gray painted transport case (no key). On the 4 1/4" diameter dial: Keuffel & Esser, 127 Fulton St. New-York. Made in England (At top of dial) - Compensated. Altitude scale around outer perimeter from 0-6000 feet. Case has brass handle.

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