Skin thermometer, circa 1890

Skin thermometer, circa 1890

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Caption: Immisch patent silver skin thermometer in it's case. The face reads 'Pillischer, London'. German born Moritz Immisch was a well known clinical instrument maker and obtained the patent for this small, watch-shaped thermometer in 1881. This thermometer dates from around 1890.

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