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Item ST 22112
Thermometer - Fahrenheit, Grimoldi, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1860s-1870s
Fahrenheit thermometer, made by Grimoldi, Melbourne. Range +20 to 120 degrees. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Overall length 13 3/4 inches. Divided on the stem in single degrees and marked every 5 degrees and figured every 10 degrees on a glass mount 9 inches long.
Melbourne Observatory Collection
Science & Measurement
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
John B. Grimoldi, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mount marked 'GRIMOLDI, MELBOURNE'.
Physical sciences, Thermodynamics, Measuring equipment
History & Technology
Type of item
Physical Apparatus & Instruments, Thermometers