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Thermometer - Fahrenheit, Grimoldi Object Reg. No: ST 022112

Summary:
Fahrenheit thermometer, made by Grimoldi, Melbourne. Range +20 to 120 degrees. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Overall length 13 3/4 inches. Divided on the stem in single degrees and marked every 5 degrees and figured every 10 degrees on a glass mount 9 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: Mount marked 'GRIMOLDI, MELBOURNE'.
Maker: John B. Grimoldi, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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