Thermometer

Object Number: 
2002.1.3674
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Wood, glass, metal
Dimensions: 
21 x 5 1/2 x 3/4 in.
Description: 
An alcohol thermometer mounted on a beige painted wood board with a black border for hanging, printed in black with the Farhenheit scale and, at the top, a man's hat above the words "Breithaupt Bros./ Hat/ Manufacturers/ Correct Styles/ Factory Prices". Near the bottom "475 8th Ave., Near 34th St./ 651 3rd Ave., Near 42nd St./ Factory 512 W. 36th St. New York". The reverse has instructions for use.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group