Thermostat

Thermostat

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Description
William Henry Harrison Barton (1840-1888), a watchmaker in Brockton, Mass., designed a thermostat, and submitted this model with his patent application.
Ref: W. H. H. Barton, “Thermostat,” U.S. Patent 371,121 (Oct. 11, 1887).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermostat
Associated Place
United States: New York, Rochester
Measurements
overall:;
overall: 1 1/4 in x 3 3/16 in x 7 1/8 in; 3.175 cm x 8.09625 cm x 18.0975 cm
ID Number
1981.0854.38
accession number
1981.0854
catalog number
1981.0854.38
patent number
371121
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National Museum of American History
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