Thermometer

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-4538

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

thermometers
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
mercury
wood (plant material)
Brass
Glass
Mercury
THERMOMETER

Inscription

""ANDREW J. LLOYD CO. BOSTON"" and left facing lion (trademark?) engraved on plate just below arch.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Andrew J. Lloyd & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Thermal T&E

Dimensions

9.125 x 2.063 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.746

Places

Massachusetts (United States)