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
Object Name
Poulenc thermometer
thermometer
date made
ca 1900-1923
maker
Poulenc Freres
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in; 16.51 cm
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
ID Number
PH*308196
catalog number
308196
accession number
70852
subject
Measuring & Mapping
World War I
Thermometers and Hygrometers
event
World War I
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
U.S. Signal Corps

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