Le Congres a Lyon de la Societe chronometrique de France

Catalogue no: 1424
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown reporter
Total pages: 1 (horological) Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: 15/5/1950
Editor: Publisher: Le Progres; Journal Republicain Quotidien
Dimensions: 580mm x 420mm Condition: Pages yellowed with age but otherwise good
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Several pages from the daily newspaper "Le Progres. Journal de Lyon" The article of horological interest listed above is on page 5. Article is a report on the Congres which was attended by delegates from Britain, Switzerland and Italy, among them, physicians from the National Physics Laboratory and Major Cowan from the BHI A lecture on the history of horology was given by Mr Alan Lloyd and is also repoted. Also included is a piece torn from a newspaper of roughly the same date, showing the XVth century treadmill in the cathedral of Beauvais being used to dismantle the clock and install "le premier carillon electrique commande a distance."
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
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