Sub-sub-series 2017. - Rack and pinion

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Rack and pinion

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14 photographs : glass lantern slides

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Sub-sub-series contains 14 mechanical lantern slides with rack and pinion mechanisms:

  • [Building with a chromatrope border]
  • Diurnal motion
  • No. 5: A Diagram to prove the Earth's Rotundity
  • [Blue and red star chromatrope with circles] By Newton & Co. Optician, Fleet St. London
  • [Yellow sun chromatrope] By Newton & Co. Optician, Fleet St. London
  • [Yellow and red sun chromatrope]
  • No.2: The Earth's annual motion round the Sun, shewing the parallelism of its axis, producing the Seasons
  • [Watermill]
  • No. 3: Diagram illustrates the cause of Spring and Neap Tides, and shows the Moon's Phase during its revolution.
  • [Solar system]
  • [Ship at sea]
  • [Orange and yellow painting]
  • P25: Owl [no visible mechanism]
  • [Blue and red star chromatrope]

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The mechanical device is difficult to move for some items. Few have broken glass.

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