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Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX).

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Title
Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX).
Additional title: Fabricare un horiuolo, che si muova perpetuamente senza mai caricarlo, e con ogni esatezza mostri, e suoni le hore ; Modo di accomodare un'oriuolo a poluere in tal guisa che si volti da se medesimo quando è scorsa giu tutta la poluere.
Names
Lana Terzi, Francesco, 1631-1687 (Author)
Collection

Prodromo: ouero, Saggio di alcune inuentioni nuoue premesso all'Arte maestra, opera che prepara il p. Francesco Lana Bresciano della Compagnia di Giesv

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1670
Place: Brescia
Publisher: Rizzardi
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1670 (Lana Terzi, F. Prodromo)
Topics
Inventions
Clocks & watches
Genres
Design drawings
Drawings
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 8851349
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14387140
Library of Congress Control Number: 30028119
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e08ad70-c6b6-012f-9ff7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1631: Creator Born
  • 1670: Issued
  • 1687: Creator Died
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1670. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1670). Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX). Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Construction of a clock that moves perpetually without ever needing to be wound up, and shows and sounds the hours with exact precision (fig. XVI) ; Design for an hourglass that turns itself over when all the powder has fallen to the bottom (fig. XIX).