Negretti & Zambra Reversing Mercury Thermometer, 1877-78.

Made:
1877-1878 in London

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Reversing thermometer in wooden holder with lead shot inside, by Negretti & Zambra, London, 1877-78 (see note).

Details

Category:
Oceanography
Object Number:
1911-228
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), galvanised iron, glass, lead (shot), mercury, pine (wood), rope (possibly manilla hemp), tin plated and wood (unidentified)
type:
thermometer
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • materials
  • materials
  • inorganic material
  • metal
  • nonferrous metal
credit:
Admiralty Hydrographic Department