Chez Les Grandes Savants Francaise - (Charles-Edouard Guillaume)

Catalogue no: 1277
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Jacques Boyer
Total pages: 5 Illustrations: 12 Language(s): French Publication date: Oct., 1923
Editor: Publisher: Sciences et Voyages
Dimensions: 320mm x 250mm Condition: Fragile, some tears
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Notes:
An article that describes the work and home of Guillaume, "Notre Visite Chez M. Guillaume, Laueat du Prix Nobel et Directeur du Bureau International des Poids et Mesures". Illustrated with photographs as follows; 1. Frontispiece. Portrait photograph of Charles-Eduard Guillaume 2. Guillaume in his laboratory (au travail dans son laboratoire de mesures). 3. The Nobel Prize Medal 4. The different stages in the construction of a Guillaume balance 5. Pocket chronometer with "spiral autocompensateur en elinvar decouvert par M. Guillaume. 6. An old compensated balance with another monometallic one by Paul Ditisheim 7. A 1921 Marine Chronometer with a Guillaume balance (balance not shown). 8. Le Bureau international des poids et mesures installe dans le parc Saint-Cloud 9. M. Guillaume in his basement laboratory, "en train d'etudier les variations d'un fil geodesique d'invar." 10. Another laboratory with precision measuring equipment. 11. The house in Fleurier, Switzerland, wher Guillaume was born 12. M. Guillaume on an alpine walking holiday
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
Search terms: Biography
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