Glass thermometer encased within wooden holder. At the top of the thermometer the wood is in a slender oval shape ment to be where it is held. The opening where you see the thermometer is long and oval in shape as well but the wood casing is square. There is a little circle at the bottom of the wood where the base of the thermometer so you can get an accurate reading. The long oval hole and small circle hole are on both sides of the wood case. The thermometer goes from 0-40.
Donated by Eleni Bousis. This particular thermometer is a bath thermometer. The thermometer was in Greece and was brought over to New York. This design is similar to the popular Dr. Forbes Specifications model.
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Thermometer, 1880 – 1930, Eleni's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7868. Accessed 11/28/23.