Jenaer Normalglass, 1 Minute, Maximum C. Thermometer

Description:

Small glass thermometer with metal tip and black and red Centigrade scale (35-42 degrees). The thermometer is housed in a red cylindrical case. This thermometer is part of a midwife's kit from Buffalo, NY, about 1920.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: MedicineWomen's Health

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Midwife Kit

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Credit Line: Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0128.06Accession Number: 2012.0128Catalog Number: 2012.0128.06

Object Name: thermometer, clinicalmidwife's kit

Physical Description: glass (part: thermometer material)metal (part: thermometer material)mercury (part: thermometer material)cardboard (part: case material)Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 1.5875 cm x 13.97 cmpart: thermometer: 12 cm x 1.3 cm x .6 cm; 4 23/32 in x 1/2 in x 1/4 inoverall: 13.7 cm x 1.7 cm x 1 5/16 in; 5 13/32 in x 21/32 in x 3.302 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-bcac-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1422620

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