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1991

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2015

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Water-Bug Thermometer

This is a thermometer. It was designed by Nathan G. Horwitt. We acquired it in 1991. Its medium is wood, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Henry Horwitt. It is credited Gift of Hank Horwitt.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 25.5 x 6.1 x 5.5 cm (10 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Water-Bug Thermometer; Designed by Nathan G. Horwitt (American, b. Romania, 1889–1990); USA; wood, metal; Overall: 25.5 x 6.1 x 5.5 cm (10 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.); Gift of Hank Horwitt; 1991-140-6

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