High-Range Mercury Thermometer by Dr. Muencke, 1880-1890

Made:
1880-1890 in Berlin
maker:
Robert Muencke

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High-range mercury thermometer by Dr. Rob Muencke, Berlin, 1880-1890. Graduated from 10° to 460°C. Filled with nitrogen or carbon dioxide gas to stop mercury from boiling.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1890-27
Materials:
glass, mercury, nitrogen or carbon dioxide enclosed
type:
thermometer (mercury)
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
The Royal Society (Government Grant Committee)

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