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Taylor Medical Thermometer

Taylor Medical Thermometer

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Description
This mercury-in-glass thermometer has a milk-white back. It is marked “1 MIN” and “TAYLOR 69” and “ROCHESTER, N.Y.” The scale extends to 110 degrees Fahrenheit, divided in fifths. The Taylor Instrument Companies gave it to the Smithsonian in 1923.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometers, set
date made
before 1923
maker
Taylor Instrument Co.
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 1/4 in;.635 cm x 10.4775 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
MG.M-07715
catalog number
M-07715
accession number
70532
Credit Line
Taylor Instrument Companies
subject
Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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