Clinical Mercury Thermometers, 1877-1890

Made:
1877-1890 in London
maker:
Alfred Apps
designer:
William Aitken

Dr. Aitken's clinical mercury thermometers in mahogany case by Alfred Apps, 433 Strand, London, 1877-1890. Two thermometers in straight and bent forms; ranges: (straight) 80-115°F; (bent) 75-120°F.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1911-197
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cotton wool, glass, mahogany (wood), mercury, paper label, velvet
Measurements:
overall (case open): 35 mm x 330 mm x 75 mm, , .28kg
type:
thermometer (mercury)
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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