Ivory, glass, mercury
Overall: 14 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 36.8 x 9.5 x 8.9 cm )
Desk thermometer of ivory tusk with engraved numbers in fahrenheit and centigrade and mercury filled glass tube.
According to the donor, the thermometer belonged to Manton Marble, editor of the "New York World." When he retired, he gave it to his daughter, Miss Delia W. Marble.
Gift of Col. Thatchet T. P. Luquer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.