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Medicine

Object Number: 
2002.1.2525
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Metal, paper, glass
Dimensions: 
1 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A yellow-green painted metal hanging thermometer with a glass front covering a pointer needle and Fahrenheit scale around a central picture in yellow-green and black of a circa 1930 ambulance with curtains. It reads "The Scientific Handling Of/ Patients Is Our Only Business/ Scully-Walton/ Six Stations in Greater New York/ Immediate Response to Any Address Day or Night/ Private Ambulance Service/ Telephone ENdicott 2-4200".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group