H. J. Green Thermometer

H. J. Green Thermometer

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Description
This mercury-in-glass thermometer is mounted on a grooved metal plate that is marked "H. J. GREEN B'KLYN N.Y." and "No. 11065 U.S. WEATHER BUREAU" and graduated every five degrees Fahrenheit from -25 to +115. The stem is marked "11065" and graduated every degree F. from -25 to +120.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer
date made
after 1890
maker
H. J. Green
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Measurements
tube: 10 1/2 in; x 26.67 cm
plate: 9 1/2 in; x 24.13 cm
overall: 11 3/16 in x 1 in x 1/4 in; 28.41625 cm x 2.54 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
PH.317455
accession number
230396
catalog number
317455
Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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