George Taylor, then of Washington, D.C., patented a small resistance thermometer in 1924. He gave this example to the Smithsonian in the late 1950s.

Ref: George F. Taylor, “Resistance Thermometer,” U.S. Patent 1,490,990 (April 22, 1924).

George F. Taylor, article in Physical Review 26 (1924).

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.315808.01Catalog Number: 315808.01Accession Number: 220985

Object Name: thermometer

Measurements: overall: 3 in; 7.62 cmoverall: 3 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 8.89 cm x .9525 cm


Record Id: nmah_1803922

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