Pocket and Pendant Calendars

Catalogue no: 1257
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Edmund Esdaile
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): English Publication date: March, 1935
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 300mm x 230mm Condition: Good
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An article describing different examples of perpetual calendars in the Lewis Evans collection in the Old Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, from the 17th/18th centuries Photographs of 11 calendars as follows: 1. Snuff Box with Calendar by J.C.Schmid, Augsburg 2. Bottom of same Snuff Box inscribed months and days 3. Example by J.G.Doll, 1739. (top and bottom) 4. German Calendar, pierced gilt ornamentation. (top and bottom) 5. Dutch Silver Calendar, 1716. (top and bottom) 6. German made Calendar inscribed in English. (top and bottom) 7. Tablet Cover with Calendar by M. Mettlin. (both sides) 8. Another Tablet Cover with Calendar. (both sides) 9. German Ivory Pendant Calendar. (top and bottom 10. Dutch Calendar, 1699. (top and bottom) 11. German Calendar by J.G.Mettel, (top and bottom) Also, 2 adverts with horological content: 1. H.M.Lee & Son, 37 High Street, Kingston-on-Thames. Photograph of a Charles the 2nd period Kingwood basket top bracket clock by Thomas Davis, London 2. James Oakes, 59/60 Old Bailey, E.C.4. Photograph of a small lantern clock by Thomas Tompion, London An additional copy is included
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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