- Mercury-in-glass thermometer with white backing, and scale that reads from 0 to above 220 degrees F. An inscription on the wooden box reads “TESTRITE THERMOMETER / AUGUSTIN HUBBEL / WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN BREWERS AND BOTTLERS.” Testrite, a New York firm, was formed by Herman Neuwirth and Jacob Bernstein and in business by 1922. Augustin Hubbel lived in Baltimore.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Other Terms
- Thermometer; Diagnostic Medicine
- Physical Description
- glass (overall material)
- wood (overall material)
- case: 1 1/4 in x 12 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 31.115 cm x 3.175 cm
- thermometer: 12 in x 1/4 in; x 30.48 cm x.635 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Schrader's Pharmacy, through Harry L. Schrader
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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