Symons earth thermometer, mercury-in-glass, sheath

Made:
1880-1889
maker:
James Joseph Hicks

Symons earth thermometer, mercury-in-glass, sheathed, absolute, by J.Hicks of 8,9 and 10 Hatton Garden, London. Thermometer set in wax in tube with suspension fitting, marked MO5, K[ew] O[bservatory]. [Date 1880s]. Scale -245 to 325

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Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1995-1072
Materials:
glass, mercury, textile
type:
mercury thermometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • meteorological instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • thermometer
credit:
Meteorological Office, Berkshire
status:
Permanent collection

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