It is known that Boulton, the owner of Soho House, owned one of these diagonal barometers.

The angle of the tube ensured a more accurate reading, since the mercury moved a long way in response to only slight changes in air pressure.

Provenance

Norman Adams Ltd.


Soho House

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 5LB
0121 348 8000
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Opening times

Easter – end October
Sat, Sun, Bank holidays and Birmingham school holidays, 11am – 3pm
Wed – Fri for guided tours by appointment - please call 0121 348 8263 to book.

Nov – Mar
Open for guided tours by appointment and special events

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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