Thermometer

Description
This alcohol-in-glass thermometer is mounted horizontally on a milk-glass plate and held in a maple frame. The plate is marked "Thermometer minima nach Celsius" and the scale reads from -35 to +50 degrees. It came to the Smithsonian from Union College.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer
date made
ca 19th century
ID Number
PH*327549
catalog number
327549
accession number
266154
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
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Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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