MA Conservation Studies alumni Dale Sardeson talks us through the final year practical project he completed in Summer 2019; the conservation of a singing bird cage automaton from the Edward James Foundation Collection.
One of my recent projects is a 19th century French clock signed
A.Brocot and Delletrez. I found a description of the mechanism in
Chavigny's work on the Brocot family, which revealed that a patent
was issued for this mechanism in around 1850 by Antoine Brocot.
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