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[Pendulum or oscillating clock mechanisms, showing escapement mechanism, curved metal strips to check swing of pendulum, and clock with pendulum and weights]

[Pendulum or oscillating clock mechanisms, showing escapement mechanis...

Illus. in: Horologium oscillatorium / Christiaan Huygens. Parisiis : Apud F. Muguet, 1673. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 272.

[Woman, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding fan in right hand, wearing kimono with check design]

[Woman, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding fan in ri...

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date and numbered in ... More

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