Industrial Thermometer with Angle Stem

Description
This mercury-in-glass thermometer with a milk-white back is held in a flat black housing. The scale reads from 20 to 230 degrees Fahrenheit, with an indication for “WATER/BOILS.” It was probably made by Hohmann & Maurer. It came to the Smithsonian in 1923.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer
date made
1885-1923
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in; 29.21 cm
ID Number
PH*308158
catalog number
308158
accession number
70532
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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