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Compensation Pendulum for a Clock
|Catalogue no: 1510|
|Dewey No: 681.1124||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive|
|Author(s): Adam Reid|
|Total pages: 5||Illustrations: 3||Language(s): English||Publication date: 1810|
|Editor:||Publisher: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society|
|Dimensions: 225mm x 140mm||Condition: Fragile, pages loose|
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Pages extracted from this journal and bound separately between paper covers.
"Fifteen Guineas were this session voted to Mr Adam Reid, of Green's End, Woolwich, for a Compensation Pendulum for a Clock."
Description of a zinc and iron half seconds pendulum, accompanied by an engraving of the features.
Also included in these pages, a description of Mr. Spark's Noctuary, "for ascertaining the hour at night, by an apparatus connected with a common watch". Illustrated on the same page as the pendulum. The Silver medal was awarded.
Also, description of a machine, a type of treadle lathe, by Charles Williams, for boring the conical parts of brass cocks. Some similarity to fusee cutting device. Engraving of machine included
|Room location: Library Extension||Cabinet: F||Shelf: 5|
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