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Mercury Thermometer, by P. Wast, Amsterdam, 1757/8

Inventory Number: 29759
Object Type:
Persons: P. Wast (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1757 and corrected to 1758
Place Created: Amsterdam The Netherlands Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: The thermometer carries both Fahrenheit and Reaumur scales.
Primary Inscriptions: "1757 [8] / THERMOMETER / Door / P. WAST / Amsterdam" at top of register plate. "Schaal van Reaumur en Fahrenheit" distributed appropriately above the two scales flanking the tube.
Collection Group:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
404 77 mm


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