Sale! CHWILGUÉ - Strasbourg Cathedral Clock

CHWILGUÉ - Strasbourg Cathedral Clock


£ 25.00

19th century coloured lithograph.

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The 3rd and last of the great monumental clocks to have been built for the Cathedral, by Schwilgué, between 1838 and 1843. Print and title trimmed and laid on darker paper. Overall size 20 x 13 cm.

Johann Baptiste Schwilgué (1776-1854), clockmaker and patentee in 1844 of a key-driven calculating machine, one of the earliest known.

Good clean condition.