Weather Predicting Storm Glass
Predict weather like Charles Darwin did with Admiral Fitzroy's ingenious Storm Glass! Whether on the high seas, or on your high shelf, the liquid inside the glass will indicate what the weather has in store. This classic device will add a little atmosphere to your home and your daily routine. Glass capsule on a beech wood base. Predicts windy, cloudy, rainy, or fair weather and thunderstorms too! Measures 5.5 inches tall.
Admiral Robert Fitzroy (1805 - 1865) was an English officer of the Royal Navy and a scientist. FitzRoy was a pioneering meteorologist who made accurate daily weather predictions, which he called by a new name of his own invention: "forecasts". This Storm Glass is a modern version of the weather barometer he invented