Poulenc Minimum Thermometer

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
Object Name
thermometer
date made
ca 1900-1923
maker
Poulenc Freres
Measurements
overall: 12 3/4 in; 32.385 cm
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
ID Number
PH*308195
catalog number
308195
accession number
70852
subject
Measuring & Mapping
World War I
Thermometers and Hygrometers
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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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