Alcohol-in-glass thermometer mounted on wood

Made:
1850-1924 in London
Alcohol-in-glass thermometer mounted on wood

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Alcohol-in-glass thermometer mounted on wood
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Alcohol-in-glass thermometer mounted on wood, measuring in the range -10 to 140 degrees Centigrade, marked No. 119212, made by Negretti and Zambra, London, made 1850-1924 (Wellcome No. B823).

Details

Category:
Heat
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1997-1730
Materials:
mercury, glass, oak (wood), brass (copper, zinc alloy) and ceramic (unspecified)
Measurements:
overall (lying flat): 35 mm x 360 mm x 84 mm, 0.371kg
type:
alcohol thermometer
credit:
Wellcome Trustees