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This alcohol-in-glass thermometer is mounted horizontally on a milk-glass plate and held in a maple frame. The plate is marked "Thermometer minima nach Celsius" and the scale reads from -35 to +50 degrees. It came to the Smithsonian from Union College.
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ca 19th century
overall: 3 15/16 in x 11 3/8 in x 13/16 in; 10.00125 cm x 28.8925 cm x 2.06375 cm
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Union College
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Thermometers and Hygrometers
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National Museum of American History
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