Philadelphia Thermometer Co. Thermometer

Description
This mercury-in-glass thermometer has a cylindrical bulb. A paper scale extends from -16 to +60 Centigrade, marked in degrees; it is marked “No. 6563” and “U.S.W.B.” and “Phila. Thermo. Co.” The whole is enclosed in an outer tube. It came to the Smithsonian from the U.S. Weather Bureau.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer
maker
Philadelphia Thermometer Co.
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
PH*317454
catalog number
317454
accession number
230396
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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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