Poulenc Thermometer

Description
This is a mercury-in-glass thermometer marked "Etabl. Poulenc Fréres." It has a cylindrical bulb, and the scale on the stem ranges from -10 to +60 degrees Centigrade. It was used by the Meteorological Service of the U.S. Army in France during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900-1923
maker
Poulenc Freres
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in; 16.51 cm
overall: 6 5/8 in x 1/4 in; 16.8275 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
PH.308196
catalog number
308196
accession number
70852
Credit Line
U.S. Signal Corps
subject
World War I
related event
World War I
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object