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Thermometer - Fahrenheit, T. Gaunt & Co., London & Melbourne, pre 1900 Object Reg. No: ST 022115

Summary:
Fahrenheit thermometer, made by T. Gaunt & Co., London & Melbourne. Range 0 to 120 degrees. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Divided on the stem in single degrees and figured every 10 degrees. Holder made of brass.
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: Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), 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: Stem marked 'T. GAUNT & CO., LONDON & MELBOURNE'.
Retailer: Thomas Gaunt - Thomas Gaunt & Co, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1900
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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