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Mercury thermometer with brass backplate mounted on wood; rectangular shaped with arched molded top; degrees range from 120 to 10; thermometer secured with two brass bail wires with diamond shaped ends secured with two brass screws; brass basket/bale at base of thermometer protects mercury ball and is secured with two brass scres; brass hinged tab on back for hanging.
wood (plant material)
""ANDREW J. LLOYD CO. BOSTON"" and left facing lion (trademark?) engraved on plate just below arch.
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),
Andrew J. Lloyd & Co. (Maker)
Boston, MA, USA
9.125 x 2.063 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Massachusetts (United States)