Ordinary mercury thermometer, 1875-1901

Made:
1875-1901 in London
modifier:
Kew Observatory
maker:
Negretti and Zambra

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Mercury thermometer, by Negretti & Zambra, reading absolute zero. Top three quarter view. Dark grey background.
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Ordinary mercury absolute thermometer, scale (250 to 320 degrees Kelvin) one of two, with white ceramic frame, made by Negretti & Zambra, London, 1875-1901. Marked as calibrated at Kew Observatory, used at the Met Office (Met Office 19052).

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1995-991/1
Materials:
ceramic (unspecified), glass, mercury
type:
mercury thermometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • thermometer

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