This Fitzroy Fisheries Barometer has been in Stromness, Orkney since the 1850's. It's one of 100 given to harbours around the UK - an early form of weather forecasting to help mariners. This is no 98.
Click here to read more about it and Admiral Fitzroy.
I'd like to know which other harbours benefited from this gift of 100 barometers, funded by philanthropists.