Clinical Thermometer in Case (E-2)
Invented in 1866 by Sir Thomas Clifford Allbut, the thermometer was used to gauge a person's temperature. This thermometer is glass and housed in a metal container. The thermometer is marked with the following stamp : 189564 Van Vleet Mansfield Drug 06 Minute
Number of Pieces
12 x 1
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2017). "Clinical Thermometer in Case - 1" [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/11