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Title:Description of the Working Model of the Strasburg Clock. On Exhibition at the Sydney Technological Museum, Harris Street, Ultimo
Item ID:BB06-002850
Publisher:Sydney Technological Museum, Sydney
Sydney Technological Museum, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair, Unstated

Historical Introduction : " The famous astronomical clock representing the planetary system, & indicating the days of the month & the phases of the moon, is one of the principal objects of Strasburg. Its construction was begun in 1359; after going for about 200 years it got out of order, & was useless for bout fifty years; it was then reconstructed by a watchmaker of the town, Mr J.B. Schweilgue, & still maintains its character as a most elaborate, complicated, & surprising piece of mechanism..." Circa.1930s? Paper Covers. Size: 180mm - 240mm. 7 pages. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Stapled paper covers have rust marks as well as some marking and rubbing.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Australia; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002850.
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