Herschel, John Frederick William, Sir, 1792 - 1871 (Knight, astronomer)
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Correspondence on the New Palace clock, 1857 - 1861
Correspondence concerning the clock for the New Palace at Westminster. The correspondents include A. de Morgan, J.F.W. Herschel, W. Whewell and F. Dent. The papers includes pages extracted from the 'Mechanics' Magazine'; pages and two diagrams extracted from 'The Builder'; a paper by E.T. Loseby 'on the Westminster Clock'; and a paper by W.L. Baker on 'the Great Bell of Westminster'. There are also several musical calculations of the notes made by the bell in the New Palace.
- Subject: Clocks X