Thermometer

Object Number: 
2002.1.3672
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Wood, glass, metal
Dimensions: 
21 x 5 1/2 x 3/4 in.
Description: 
An alcohol thermometer mounted on a beige painted wood board with a red border for hanging, printed in black with the Fahrenheit scale and, near the bottom, a picture of a soda carbonation tank and a selzter bottle, surrounded by the words in red "Bennett & Gompper/ Company, Inc./ Soda Water Apparatus/ Carbonators, Siphons, Steel Fountains./ We Offer the Best/ At Lowest Prices/ 241-249 Centre St./ New York, U.S.A.". The reverse has instructions for use and offers a replacement at the cost of $1.00.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group