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

Object Type

Thermal T&E

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)