Fixtures for pendulum clock and transit instrument, Sumatra unknown
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Fixtures for pendulum clock and transit instrument, Sumatra
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 Â¥ 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
- Image reference: RS-10689
- The Royal Society
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