993.81.1: Thermometer in Case, 1928

Additional Images

993.81.1: Thermometer in Case. Case for thermometer. Pin and chain attached to case.
Image No. 2823 Case for thermometer. Pin and chain attached to case.; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

One-minute oral-long bulb thermometer, mercury indicator 94 to 110°F, in screw top aluminium case. Pin and chain attached to case. 'Certificate of Examination of CLINICAL THERMOMETER' and directions of use, No. 9338, issued and stamped July 16 1928.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.81.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: 1928

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 26.3 cm
  • Diameter: 0.9 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Case with chain and pin attached
  • b) Case screw top with thermometer
  • c) Certificate, card attached to back

Object Materials

  • aluminium,
  • card,
  • glass,
  • mercury,
  • metal,
  • paper,
  • plating,
  • printing ink,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Kessling Thermometer Co., E.