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Thermometer

Description

Three small thermometers set on scenic paper backgrounds, compliments of Wiscasset, Maine, businesses. Two are framed and depict cottages set on snowy hillsides; one is unframed gilted paper depicting a ship at sea. All stored in a low, rectangular wooden box w/ removable lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
Printed on the paper border of one framed thermometer: ""WISCASSET HARDWARE CO./ HARDWARE AND HOME APPLIANCES/ Phone Wiscasset 37/ PHILCO REFRIGERATION"" Printed on the paper background of one framed thermometer: ""HAGGETT GARAGE CO./ RANGE AND FUEL OILS/ PHONE 50/ WISCASSETT, MAINE"" Printed on the paper background of one unframed thermometer: ""Compliments of / MUNSEV & GROVES/ `The Quality Store'/ WISCASSET, MAINE"" Printed on paper label of box lid: ""YOSEMITE/ California Fruits/ F.E. HADLEY & SONS/ MERCED/ CALIFORNIA""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Thermal T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
THERMOMETER
thermometers
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Haggett Garage Co.
Munsev & Groves
Wiscasset Hardware Co.
Dimensions
1.5 x 13 x 7.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3523
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20368

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