Thermometer

Collection Type

  • Relics and souvenirs

Date

ca. 1891

GUSN

GUSN-17951

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

Descriptive Terms

thermometers
silver (metal)
plate (material)
souvenirs
Silver
Souvenir
THERMOMETER

Inscription

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.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Meriden Silver Plate Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Dimensions

2.875 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2085

Places

Connecticut (United States)
New York state (United States)