Thermometer

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-20368

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

Descriptive Terms

thermometers
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Glass
THERMOMETER

Inscription

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.),

People and Organizations

Wiscasset Hardware Co.
Haggett Garage Co.
Munsev & Groves

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Thermal T&E

Dimensions

1.5 x 13 x 7.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3523

Places

Maine (United States)