Industrial Thermometer with Angle Stem

A mercury-in-glass thermometer with a milk-white back is held in a cylindrical brass housing. The scale reads from 20 to 220 degrees Fahrenheit and from -6 to +87 degrees Reaumur. It was probably made by Hohmann & Maurer, and it came to the Smithsonian in 1923.
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer, industrial
date made
ca 1885-1908
overall: 10 1/2 in; 26.67 cm
ID Number
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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
Credit Line
Taylor Instrument Companies

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