Regency Stick Barometer by Charles Howorth, Halifax

Regency Stick Barometer in a beautifully figured flame mahogany case with satinwood stringing,  boxwood inlay and rectangular cistern cover.

Paper register plate with two sliders with brass pointers, one for the mercury barometer, the other for the spirit thermometer, signed ‘C.Howorth, Halifax’.  C.1825

‘’Barometer makers and retailers’’ by Edwin Banfield lists Charles Howorth as working in Halifax from 1823 to 1852. He was a prolific maker of stick and angle barometers with paper plates.

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