Thermometer of Lyon by Pierre Casati, 1751-1800

Made:
1751-1800 in France
maker:
Christin
and
Pierre Casati

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Mercury-in-glass thermometer, made by Pierre Casati, in folding wooden case 12 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 5/8-inches (paper scale graduated from -35° to +100°, according to the scale introduced by Christin in 1743), France, 1751-1800.

Mercury-in-glass thermometer, made by Pierre Casati, in folding wooden case 12 1/2 x 1 3/ 8" x 5/8" (paper scale graduated from -35 deg to +100 deg according to the scale introduced by Christin in 1743)"

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1951-581
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mercury, paper (fibre product), textile, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (case closed): 33 mm x 325 mm x 40 mm, , .155kg
type:
thermometer (mercury)
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
Weil, E.
status:
Permanent collection

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