James Six style alcohol and mercury maximum-minimum thermometer with a small blue moving index inside each tube. Maximum tube has spherical glass bulb at the top while the minimum tube has a cylindrical bulb. Both mounted on wooden board with scale inscribed on the board. Pencil or ink writing on back which looks like it has almost intentionally been rubbed off, one word could be 'Six' and the other is '318.' Resembles thermometer made by Louis Casella London. Slide #916. Wood, glass, brass, mercury.

Catalog Number: YPM HST 050488
Department: History of Science and Technology
Summary Data: James Six style alcohol and mercury maximum-minimum thermometer with a small blue moving index inside each tube. Maximum tube has spherical glass bulb at the top while the minimum tube has a cylindrical bulb. Both mounted on wooden board with scale inscribed on the board. Pencil or ink writing on back which looks like it has almost intentionally been rubbed off, one word could be 'Six' and the other is '318.' Resembles thermometer made by Louis Casella London. Slide #916. Wood, glass, brass, mercury.
Description: HST number 50488; lot count 1
Function: scientific instruments
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HST.050488 Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History: photo by Trewin, S. A., 2008 http://hdl.handle.net/10079/8931zqj ; metadata updated 2018-12-17 16:38:13
HST.050488 Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History: photo by Trewin, S. A., 2008 http://hdl.handle.net/10079/8931zqj ; metadata updated 2018-12-17 16:38:13
HST.050488 Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History: photo by Faller, E. W., 2005 http://hdl.handle.net/10079/8931zqj ; metadata updated 2019-08-09 18:04:16
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