Thermometer

Description (Brief)
A small thermometer attached to a fish-shaped base. The base is wood, overlaid with a layer of imitation mother-of-pearl celluloid. The thermometer is attached to a scale made of imitation-ivory celluloid. The scale is Fahrenheit.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (part material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.3 cm x 12.5 cm x .5 cm; 1 5/16 in x 4 15/16 in x 3/16 in
overall: 5 in x 1 5/16 in x 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 3.33375 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1522
catalog number
2006.0098.1522
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Fish
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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