Reference numberRBO/11/36
Alternative reference numberRBO.11.152
Title'A Scheme of the Longitude or a piece of Watch Work of new Construction that shall go upon Sea as regular as the best Pendulum Clock Shall go on Land By Mr Laurans'
Date14 July 1721
DescriptionFigure of pendulum in text
Read to the Royal Society on 19 October 1721
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/3ii/13
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