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Title:
X02. Cylinder Clock Escapement
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Resource Type:
Movie
MIME type:
Quicktime Video or QTVR
Publisher:
Cornell University
Audience:
General public
Rights:
Digital file property of Cornell University Library. Made available under the same terms as a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike License. For all other uses see KMODDL Rights & Permissions.
Image:
no
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Description:
In this escapement, a half cylinder oscillates with the balance wheel and engages a series of pallets on the escape wheel which is driven by the weight or spring. According to Britten, the inventor Thomas Tompiion was one of the greatest clock and watch makers of his time.
Description Author:
Francis Moon
Description Date:
2004-07-21
Path:
http://kmoddl.library.cornell.edu/movies/X02.mov
Contributors:
Technician: Kathryn Gelsone
Technician: Susan Peck
Size (w x h):
240 x 336
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