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Hygrodeik - Lloyd's, Taylor Bros, Rochester, New York, for T. Gaunt & Co, Melbourne, circa 1910 Object Reg. No: ST 022145

Lloyd's Hygrodeik, manufactured by Taylor Brothers, Rochester, New York, and distributed by T. Gaunt & Co, Melbourne.

A hygrodeik measures relative humidity, with wet and dry thermometers, and an index arm indicating relative humidity on a scale.

Lloyd's Hygrodeik was patented in 1902. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: hygrodeiks, meteorological apparatus instruments
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Meteorology
Tertiary Classification: hygrometers
Inscriptions: Base marked "TAYLOR BROTHERS CO., ROCHESTER, N. Y., brass plate on base marked "T. GAUNT & CO., LONDON & MELBOURNE. REGD. NO. 387126".
Manufacturer: Taylor Bros., Rochester, New York, United States of America, circa 1910
Distributor: T. Gaunt and Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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