National Geographic : 1943 Jan
© National Geographic Society She "Stretches" Fever Thermometers to Right Lengths In one of a hundred operations to make a seemingly simple clinical device this worker elongates the heated tube. Chambers in which moisture, air, and excess mercury have been trapped (left) are removed and tubes sealed (right). nouacIronies yvvu1aru n.uiver A Glass Eagle Typifies aLost and Found Art Frederick C. Carder, founderofSteuben Glass Works, casts glass bya method similar to the "lost wax process" Benvenuto Cellini used forbronzes. Colored pieces (top shelf) were Steuben styles ofdecades ago.