Model of Huygens' Pendulum Clock, as Illustrated in his 'Horologium' of 1658.

Made:
1956 in London and The Hague
Model of Huygens' Pendulum Clock, as Illustrated in his 'Horologium' of 1658. (pendulum clock; reconstruction)

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Reconstruction of Huygens' pendulum timepiece of 1658, with pendulum, 2 weights and 2 pulleys. Illustrated in the 'Horologium' in 1658, it is controlled by a pendulum and driven by a weight.

A reconstruction of Huygens' pendulum timepiece of 1658, with pendulum, 2 weights and 2 pulleys.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1956-220
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), iron, wood (unidentified) and felt
Measurements:
overall: 1030 mm x 210 mm x 160 mm,
type:
pendulum clock and reconstruction
credit:
Camerer Cuss and Company