Fixtures for pendulum clock and transit instrument, Sumatra by unknown

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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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Title:
Fixtures for pendulum clock and transit instrument, Sumatra
Artist:
unknown
Product code:
RS-10689
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The Royal Society

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Plan and elevation of the masonry pillar for a transit instrument and a diagram for a wooden plank to be fixed to the clock case used in John Goldingham's temporary expedition observatory. Figure nos.5-6 from Report of the length of the pendulum at the equator...made on an expedition...from the observatory at Madras..., by John Goldingham (Madras, 1824). Scale 1 inch: 2 feet and ¥ inch: 1 foot. Original painting pasted onto a backing sheet. Not signed. Both papers watermarked: 'C.Wilmot 1817' and 'J.Whatman 1817'. John Goldingham (c.1766-1849) British astronomer was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1808.

Original: ink and watercolour on paper. ca. 1824

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