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Thermometer/ Barometer

1998.418 (RS23646)

Description

"Timby's" thermometer and barometer, wooden case. Scalloped edges. 2 elongated oval glass pieces arranged vertically. Thermometer and mercury visible through bottom glass. Barometer (mercury) visible through top glass.

Details

Maker
John M. Merrick & Co. (Maker)
Date
1857-1870
Inscriptions
Stamped inside case: ""John M. Merrick & Co.""
Location of origin
Worcester, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
mercury
wood (plant material)
Object type
Meteorological T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
barometers
Glass
glass (material)
mercury
Mercury
THERMOMETER/ BAROMETER
thermometers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
39 x 4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.418
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18382

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