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Dairy Thermometer

Description

Clear glass cylindrical tube tapering at top and bottom terminating in a bulb and nipple shape filled with mercury; inner glass tube rises up inside wall; paper insert with measures printed in black

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1996
Inscriptions
Printed on paper insert: Dairy Thermometer [in writing vertically]/ [measures from] 0 [to] 130 [degrees and markings for] sour milk (60 degrees); sweet milk (50 degrees); freezing (32 degrees)
Material
glass (material)
glassblowing
mercury
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Blown
cookware
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
mercury
Mercury
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
THERMOMETER, MILK
thermometers
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1995.197
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
10015

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