993.186.1: Thermometer in Case, 1921-1960

Additional Images

993.186.1: Thermometer in Case.
Image No. 1325 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Half-minute, easy set, 95°-110°F scale thermometer [No. 37] in metal plated case. Thermometer mercury bulb broken and missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.186.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: 1921-1960

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 11 cm
  • Diameter: 1 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Case base
  • b) Case top
  • c) Thermometer

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • metal,
  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Butler & Crispe (Thermometer)
  • Owner: Dr. Donald H. Paterson
  • History of Use: For pediatric use. Dr. Donald Paterson [1890-1968] a pioneer and leader in paediatrics. In 1946 he founded the Health Centre for Children in Vancouver and in 1954 was a founding member of the Board of the B.C. Association for Retarded Children.