Mercury-in-glass centigrade thermometer with a range from -20 to +110 degrees. Inscriptions on the white back read “TOTAL IMMERSION” and “ARTHUR H. THOMAS PHILADA USA” and “No. 1” and “PTR 995 1938.” This was probably made in Germany and calibrated at the Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt (Imperial Physical Technical Institute).

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: George Washington University, School of Pharmacy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-10996Catalog Number: M-10996259201.533Accession Number: 259201

Object Name: thermometerthermometer, laboratory


Record Id: nmah_1434844

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