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Thermometer - Centigrade, Adie Object Reg. No: ST 022110

Summary:
Centigrade thermometer by Adie, London, No. 734273. Range 0 to 50 degrees C. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Divided on the stem in half degrees and figured every 10 degrees on the ivory scale, which is mounted on a wooden stand.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: physical apparatus instruments, thermometers
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Thermodynamics
Tertiary Classification: measuring equipment
Inscriptions: Ivory scale marked 'ADIE, LONDON- CENTIGRADE - NO. 734273', stem bears number '734273'.
Maker: Adie, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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