Ordinary Mercury-in-Glass Fahrenheit Thermometer

Made:
1855-1913 in London
maker:
Horne, Thornthwaite & Wood
Mercury thermometer, by Negretti & Zambra, reading absolute zero. Top three quarter view. Dark grey background.

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Mercury thermometer, by Negretti & Zambra, reading absolute zero. Top three quarter view. Dark grey background.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Ordinary mercury-in-glass fahrenheit thermometer in brass housing and frame, to fit in another apparatus, by Horne & Thornthwaite, London. Scale 30 to 115 degrees

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1995-995
Materials:
brass (alloy), glass, incomplete and mercury
type:
thermometer
credit:
Meteorological Office, Berkshire