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 stam : Quaker No 1 One Minute The National Drug Co
Number of Pieces
12 x .6
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" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/40