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Thermometer

1998.2085 (RS24348)

Description

Souvenir thermometer, shaped like a banjo. Silver plated w/ etched strings and frets. Small thermometer reading between 30-120 degrees. Bottom of base is open.

Details

Maker
Possibly Meriden Silver Plate Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1891
Inscriptions
Engraved on top of base: ""DE WOLF HOPPER BROADWAY THEATRE/ OPERA/ COMPANY/ JUNE 22ND 1891/ SOUVENIR/ 50TH PERFORMANCE/ WANG"" Engraved on underside of base: ""MERIDEN SILVER PLATE CO./ 30 EAST 14TH ST. N.Y.""
Location of origin
Meriden, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Thermal T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
Souvenir
souvenirs
THERMOMETER
thermometers
Dimensions
2.875 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2085
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17951

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