Working Model of Su Sung's Water-Balance Escapement

Made:
1965 in South Kensington
maker:
Science Museum

Working model, (scale 1:6), of Su Sung's astronomical clock-tower water-balance escapement, Science Museum, South Kensington, London, England, 1965. Original used in 1088.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1965-8
Materials:
copper (metal), electronic components, lead, mahogany block, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified), steel (metal), stone
type:
mock-up
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • visual and verbal communication
  • model - representation
  • visual and verbal communication
  • model - representation
credit:
Science Museum

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