A quaint cased veterinary thermometer. The scale is marked in degrees Fahrenheit according to Prof Hobday’s specifications giving the normal temperature for man, horse, cow, pig, sheep cat and dog.
Professor Sir Frederic Hobday was an eminent and innovate English veterinary surgeon 1870-1939. Made by and signed Arnold and Sons (in business from 1866 to 1928) with a serial number 32133.
- From the Phisick collection