J. & H. J. Green Minimum Thermometer

This Rutherford-type alcohol-in-glass thermometer is mounted on a flat metal plate marked "H. J. GREEN N.Y." and "No. 2352" and "SIGNAL SERVICE U.S. ARMY." A white porcelain strip on the plate is graduated every 5 degrees Fahrenheit from 65 to 115. The stem is marked "U.S. 2352" and graduated (but not numbered) every degree. The whole is enclosed in an outer glass tube. It dates from the period 1885-1890 when Henry J. Green was working in New York.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
H. J. Green
overall: 9 1/2 in; 24.13 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Measuring & Mapping
U.S. Weather Bureau
Thermometers and Hygrometers
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau

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