Poulenc Minimum Thermometer

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Description
This is a Rutherford-type alcohol-in-glass minimum thermometer marked "Verre vert. minima de Rutherford. Etabl. Poulenc Fréres, a Paris." 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: 12 3/4 in; 32.385 cm
overall: 11 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
PH.308195
catalog number
308195
accession number
70852
Credit Line
U.S. Signal Corps
subject
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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