Standard maximum Fahrenheit thermometer, by R. & J. Beck, London. Range -10 to +120 degrees. Used at Melbourne Observatory.

Physical Description

Overall length 18 3/4 inches. Fitted on a nickel bronze frame with a porcelain scale plate marked every 5 degrees and figured every 10 degrees. Divided on the stem in single degrees. Temperature is registered by means of a separate portion of the column.

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