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Taylor Medical Thermometer

Taylor Medical Thermometer

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This mercury-in-glass thermometer has a milk-white back. The tube has a flat back, and widens above the cylindrical bulb. The scale extends from 92 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit, divided in fifths. It is marked “442889” and “TAYLOR” and “ROCHESTER, N.Y.” The Taylor Instrument Companies gave it to the Smithsonian in 1923.
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer, clinical
date made
before 1923
Taylor Instrument Co.
overall: 1/4 in x 4 in x 1/8 in;.635 cm x 10.16 cm x.3175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Taylor Instrument Companies
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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