Russian miniature mercury in glass thermometer in

Made:
1700-1799 in Europe

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Russian miniature mercury in glass thermometer in red case, 18th century; Fahrenheit and Reamur scales. Wellcome No. B953

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1980-203
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), felt, glass, mercury, textile and wood (unidentified)
type:
mercury thermometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • thermometer
credit:
Wellcome Institute