Where is it from?

Association locations map

Similar items over time

Thermometer - Vacuum Solar Radiation, Negretti & Zambra, London, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: ST 022120

Vacuum solar radiation thermometer, made by Negretti & Zambra, London. Range +20 to 190 degrees Fahrenheit. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Thermometer with a blackened bulb and is enclosed in a glass sheath from whcih all the air has been exhausted.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 6 cm (Height), 6 cm (Width), 38.5 cm (Length)

More information

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: Meteorology
Tertiary Classification: thermometers
Inscriptions: Marked 'NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA'S PATENT, LONDON. M.O. 46'.
Maker: Negretti & Zambra, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, circa 1900
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No