Standard mercury thermometer, by Ronketti, 1846

Made:
1846 in London
maker:
John George Harris Ronketti

Standard mercury Fahrenheit thermometer (15 to 103 degrees) with sprung ivory scale plate in glass sheath, by John George Harris Ronketti, 19 Leather Lane, Holborn, London, 1846

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1995-1029
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, glass, ivory, mercury, sealing wax
type:
mercury thermometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • thermometer
credit:
Meteorological Office, Berkshire
status:
Permanent collection

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