Mercury-in-glass thermometer

Made:
1850-1924 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Mercury-in-glass thermometer mounted on metal, measuring in the range 80 to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, marked ?water boil? next to scale, made 1850-1924 (Wellcome No. B814).

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1997-1737
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and mercury
Measurements:
overall (lying flat): 14 mm x 205 mm x 45 mm, 0.068kg
type:
mercury thermometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • thermometer
credit:
Wellcome Trustees

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