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Conservation of a singing bird cage automaton

Posted on 20th April 2020

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. 

  • Clocks

    Clock Conservation Project: A.Brocot and Delletrez c.1850

    Posted on 28th November 2017

    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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