Thermometer

Thermometer

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Description
Mercury-in-glass centigrade thermometer with a range from -20 to +110 degrees. Inscriptions on the white back read “TOTAL IMMERSION” and “ARTHUR H. THOMAS PHILADA USA” and “No. 1” and “PTR 995 1938.” This was presumably made in Germany and calibrated at the Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt (Imperial Physical Technical Institute).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer
thermometer, laboratory
ID Number
MG.M-10996
catalog number
M-10996
259201.533
accession number
259201
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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