Millard & Son, London. c.1860.

A very good quality Victorian oak stick barometer by Millard & Son, 334 Oxford St, London.c.1850-60.The substantial edge moulded, solid oak case is fitted with an ogee moulded pediment, detachable thermometer box and turned cistern cover. The engraved ivory register plates are fitted with rack and pinion operated verniers that record readings taken at '10 AM Today' and '10AM Yesterday'. The mercury thermometer is mounted on an ivory plate marked with both Reaumur and Fahrenhiet scales. The concealed wide-bore tube is fitted with a portable boxwood cistern beneath a detachable shaped cistern cover.
Thomas Millard & Son are recorded as working between 1840-95 from 245, 334 and 354 Oxford St. London.

Height 40"