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Thermometer, deep sea

Description

Deep sea thermometer used in the 'Challenger' experiments, and subsequently tested by Professor P.G. Tait, by L. Casella of London, c.1880

Museum reference

T.1999.382.2

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Thermometer, deep sea

Production information

L. Casella, Manufacturer
London, England, Northern Europe

Date

c. 1880

Materials

Copper, Brass, Glass, Mercury

Physical description

metal, glass, mercury

Associations

Tested by Professor Tait: Tait, Peter Guthrie, Professor, 1831 - 1901

References

McConnel, No Sea Too Deep, 1982, pp. 97 - 98

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, vol XV11, 1869, pp. 482 - 487

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, vol XV111, 1870, pp. 408 - 417

Eric L. Mills, 100 years of Oceanography, pp. 58 - 63

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