H. J. Green Thermometer

This mercury-in-glass thermometer is mounted on a grooved metal plate that is marked "H. J. GREEN B'KLYN N.Y." and "No. 11065 U.S. WEATHER BUREAU" and graduated every five degrees Fahrenheit from -25 to +115. The stem is marked "11065" and graduated every degree F. from -25 to +120.
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Object Name
date made
after 1890
H. J. Green
tube: 10 1/2 in; x 26.67 cm
plate: 9 1/2 in; x 24.13 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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
Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau

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