Mercury-in-glass thermometer of the sort associated with James Currie (1756-1805), a physician in Liverpool, England.

Ref: Memoir of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of James Currie, M.D., F.R.S. (London, 1831).

Date Made: ca 1797

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0032.01Accession Number: 1984.0032Catalog Number: 1984.0032.01

Object Name: thermometer

Physical Description: glass; organic material (unspecified); wood; leather; brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 16.2 cm; 6 3/8 incase, closed: 7/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 17.4625 cm x 4.7625 cmcase, opened: 2 1/16 in x 6 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 5.23875 cm x 17.4625 cm x 5.715 cmthermometer: 5/16 in x 6 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; .79375 cm x 15.875 cm x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_1401517

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