Boxed mercury thermometer with brass weight, that came from the Castlereagh Collection in the drawer for Constantinople (Turkey)

Made:
1800-1818 in Istanbul
maker:
Unknown

Boxed thermometer with brass weight, from the Castlereagh Collection for Constantinople (Turkey).

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Science Museum: Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-208/3
Materials:
box (wood), brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mercury
type:
mercury thermometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • thermometer
  • component - object
  • weights
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)

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