Dairy Thermometer

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1900-1996

GUSN

GUSN-10015

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

Descriptive Terms

thermometers
cookware
glassblowing
glass (material)
mercury
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Mercury
Glass
Unidentified Paper
Blown
Transfer Printed
THERMOMETER, MILK

Inscription

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)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.197