Minimum Thermometer

Minimum Thermometer

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Description
This unfinished alcohol-in-glass Rutherford-type thermometer has a spherical bulb. The back of the tube is milk white; there is no scale on the front. It came to the Smithsonian from the U.S. Weather Bureau.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in; 26.67 cm
overall: 10 9/16 in x 1/2 in; 26.82875 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
PH.317461
catalog number
317461
accession number
230396
Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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