J. & H. J. Green Thermometer

Description
This mercury-in-glass thermometer has a cylindrical bulb. The back of the stem is milk glass. The clear front is marked "J. & H. J. Green. N.Y. No. 734" and graduated every degree Fahrenheit from -40 to +125. It was made between 1879 and 1885 when James Green worked in partnership with his nephew Henry.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1879-1885
maker
J. & H. J. Green
place made
United States: New York, New York
Measurements
overall: 12 1/8 in x 1/4 in; 30.7975 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
PH.317443
accession number
230396
catalog number
317443
Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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