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86/4045 Brewers thermometer, part of Tooth & Co Collection, metal / glass, maker unknown, England, used by Tooth & Co Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1840-1985. Click to enlarge.

Brewers thermometer used by Tooth & Co Limited

Made
A brewers thermometer, made of glass and metal, which consits of a flat rectangular metal plate with measurements engraved down one side which reads, '200 / 200 / 90 / 80 / 70 / 60 / 50 / 40 / 30 / 20 / 10 / 100 / 90 / 80 / 70 / 60'. Engraved text on the other side of metal plate reads, 'MADE IN ENGLAND'. Attached down the centre of metal plate is a glass thermometer and attached to top of metal plate is a small brass ring.

Summary

Object No.

86/4045

Object Statement

Brewers thermometer, part of Tooth & Co Collection, metal / glass, maker unknown, England, used by Tooth & Co Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1840-1985

Physical Description

A brewers thermometer, made of glass and metal, which consits of a flat rectangular metal plate with measurements engraved down one side which reads, '200 / 200 / 90 / 80 / 70 / 60 / 50 / 40 / 30 / 20 / 10 / 100 / 90 / 80 / 70 / 60'. Engraved text on the other side of metal plate reads, 'MADE IN ENGLAND'. Attached down the centre of metal plate is a glass thermometer and attached to top of metal plate is a small brass ring.

Marks

Engraved, 'MADE IN ENGLAND' ; handwritten, '20'

Dimensions

Height

379 mm

Width

51 mm

Depth

7 mm

Production

Notes

This brewers thermometer was made in England.

History

Notes

This brewers thermometer was used by Tooth and Co., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Source

Credit Line

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

Acquisition Date

30 December 1986

Cite this Object

Harvard

Brewers thermometer used by Tooth & Co Limited 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 October 2021, <https://ma.as/65023>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/65023 |title=Brewers thermometer used by Tooth & Co Limited |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=26 October 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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