Victorian Fitzroy Barometer by Ashton & Mander, London

Stunning Victorian Fitzroy Barometer. Classic design with thermometer, storm-glass, mercury tube with portable bulb cistern.  This fine example is very rare in having an eight day clock in the pediment, the clock with Roman numerals is inscribed ‘Ashton & Mandor’, 61, Old Compton Street, London. C.1895.

‘Barometer makers and retailers 1660-1900’ by E. Banfield lists Ashton & Mander as mathematical, optical and philosophical instrument makers working from 1871-1900.

An identical example is featured in Edwin Banfield’s book ‘Barometers, stick or cistern tube pg.230.

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