Dr. G.C. Williamson

Early Scientific Instruments. Also horological advertisements

Catalogue no: 1239
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Dr. G.C. Williamson
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: April, 1920
Editor: C. Reginald Grundy Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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An article concerned mostly with Astrolabes and Orreries. Two full page photographs included: 1. Astrolabe, 1527. Given to St. John's College in 1634 by Archbishop Laud. 2. Armillary Sphere (Orrery). Presented to the Bodleian Library by Sir John Bodley in 1601. Also included are two advertisements of horological interest: 1. Shapland, 207 High Holborn, London. A Queen Anne musical longcase clock by Joseph Williamson, London. Photographs of dial with hood, and movement.
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The Ward Usher Collection at Lincoln

Catalogue no: 1227
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Dr. G.C. Williamson
Total pages: 8 Illustrations: 9 Language(s): English Publication date: March, 1903
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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In the "Collections Visited" section of the magazine. A broad view of the Usher Collection with several photographs of watches in the collection. Includes 3 pages of colour plates with illustrations of 11 watches
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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