Thermometer

Thermometer, metal, wood and glass, maker and date unknown, used by Tooth and Co., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

A thermometer, made of metal, wood and glass, which consists of a rectangular metal case in which sits a wooden rectangular plate. On plate sits a U-shaped glass thermometer secured with hinges, also on wooden plate is printed text which reads, ‘MINM / 20 / 10 / 0 / 10 / 20 / 30 / FREEZE / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110 / 120 / 130’ and to the right of this, ‘MAXM / 130...

Summary

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Thermometer, metal, wood and glass, maker and date unknown, used by Tooth and Co., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

A thermometer, made of metal, wood and glass, which consists of a rectangular metal case in which sits a wooden rectangular plate. On plate sits a U-shaped glass thermometer secured with hinges, also on wooden plate is printed text which reads, 'MINM / 20 / 10 / 0 / 10 / 20 / 30 / FREEZE / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110 / 120 / 130' and to the right of this, 'MAXM / 130 / 120 / 110 / 100 / 90 / 80 / 70 / 60 / 50 / 40 / FREEZE / 30 / 20 / 10 / 0 / 10'.

Dimensions

344 mm
63 mm
56 mm

History

This thermometer was used by Tooth and CO., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Tooth & Co Limited

Source

Gift of Tooth & Company Ltd under the Australian Government's Tax Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1986
31 December, 1986

Cite this Object

Thermometer 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 November 2017, <https://ma.as/65021>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/65021 |title=Thermometer |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=24 November 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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