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Thermometer - Fahrenheit, Negretti & Zambra Object Reg. No: ST 022111

Summary:
Fahrenheit thermometer, made by Negretti & Zambra, London. Range -30 to +110 degrees. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Length 13 inches. Bulb and stem of normal glass, divided on the stem in single degrees and figured every 10 degrees on a glass mount 11 inches long.
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: Glass mount marked 'NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA, 11 HATTON GARDEN, LONDON' and '107'.
Maker: Negretti & Zambra, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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