Mercury in glass thermometer with a metal backing. The "Watertown / Thermometer Co. / Watertown, NY.” inscription is that of a firm that was formed in 1886.

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: New York, Rochester

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Credit Line: Sybron Coporation, Taylor Instrument Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0854.24Accession Number: 1981.0854Catalog Number: 1981.0854.24

Object Name: Thermometerthermometer

Measurements: overall: 28.3 cm x 17.2 cm x 4.5 cm; 11 5/32 in x 6 25/32 in x 1 25/32 inoverall: 11 1/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 2 in; 28.2575 cm x 17.4625 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_879597

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