Reference numberPT/23/9/2
TitlePlate, shape of card used in escapement by Edward Kater
DescriptionFigure 4 showing the shape of a card used in creating the escapement for the astronomical clock.

Subject: Astronomy / Scientific Instruments

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Description of an escapement for an astronomical clock, invented by the late Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S. &c., drawn up from his own memorandums by his son Edward Kater, Esq. Communicated by Sir J. F. W. Herschel, Bart., K. H. V. P. R. S. &c'.

Received from Kater on 22 March 1840. Communicated 25 March 1840. Received from Sir J F W [John Frederick William] Herschel on 26 March 1840. Read 30 April 1840.
Physical descriptionInk diagram on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1837.0112
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1840.0018
Related records in the catalogueRR/1/131
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3336Kater; Edward (1816 - 1866)1816 - 1866
NA1206Kater; Henry (1777 - 1835)1777 - 1835
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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