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Title: Clockmaking – [1] First section
Original Title: Horlogerie – [1] Première section
Volume and Page: Plates vol. 4 (1765)
Author: Unknown
Translator: Charles Ferguson [Colby College, Emeritus]
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Clockmaking
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Citation (MLA): "Clockmaking – [1] First section." The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project. Translated by Charles Ferguson. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2020. Web. [fill in today's date in the form 18 Apr. 2009 and remove square brackets]. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.did2222.0001.465>. Trans. of "Horlogerie – [1] Première section," Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, vol. 4 (plates). Paris, 1765.
Citation (Chicago): "Clockmaking – [1] First section." The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project. Translated by Charles Ferguson. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.did2222.0001.465 (accessed [fill in today's date in the form April 18, 2009 and remove square brackets]). Originally published as "Horlogerie – [1] Première section," Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, vol. 4 (plates) (Paris, 1765).

First Section.

The plate captions and some of the legends have been translated. The rest of the legends have been assigned to a translator and will appear in due course.

Plate I: Clock Making, Weight-Woven Clock


Plate I Continued: Clock Making, Weight-Woven Clock


Plate II: Clock Making, Plan of a Horizontal Clock


Plate II Continued No 1: Clock Making, Profiles of the Wheel Work of the Horizontal Clock


Plate II Continued No 2: Clock Making, Horizontal Clock, Quarter-Hour Ring


Plate II Continued No 3: Clock Making, Horizontal Clock, Hour Ring


Plate II Continued No 4: Clock Making, Development of the Pendulum and Detents of the Horizontal Clock


Plate III: Clock Making, Spring-Driven Clocks


Plate IV: Clock Making, Second Clock


Plate V: Clock Making, Various Escapements


Plate VI: Clock Making, Quarter-Hour Ring Clock and Ordinary Repeater


Plate VII: Clock Making, Development of Ordinary Repeater


Plate VIII: Clock Making, Mercury-Weighted Pendulum and Motion Work of a Julien Le Roy Equation Clock


Figure 35. Compensation thermometer

Figure 36. Compensating pendulum

Figures 37 & 38. Motion work of an equation clock by M. Julien le Roy, described in the article "Equation"

Plate IX: Clock Making, Motion Work of a Julien Le Roy Equation Clock


Plate IX Continued No 1: Clock Making, Equation by Dauthiau


Figure 35. Equation clock, by Dauthiau

Plate IX Continued No 2: Clock Making, Equation Clock by Sir Berthoud


Figure 37. Equation clock, by M. Ferdinand Berthoud

Plate IX Continued No 3: Clock Making, Equation Clock by Sir Rivaz


Figure 38. Equation clock, by Rivaz

Plate IX Continued No 4: Clock Making, Equation Clock and Motion Work by Sir Rivaz


Figure 39 A. Dial of the center-seconds equation watch showing dates and months.

Figure 40 A. Motion work plate from the back of the dial

Figure 41 A. Motion work of the equation watch

Figure 36 A. Motion work by Rivaz

Figure 42 A. Leap year, by M. Berthoud

Plate IX Continued No 5: Clock Making, Equation and Second Concentric Clock Showing Ordinary and Leap Years, Months and Days


Equation clock with center seconds, showing dates, months, and leap years. This clock goes thirteen months on a winding.

Plate IX Continued No 6: Clock Making, Equation Clock by Sir Amirauld


Equation clock by Amirauld. All the Plates in series IX are described in the article "Equation."

Plate IX Continued No 7: Clock Making, Equation Clock With Mobile Face


Plate IX Continued No 8: Clock Making, Equation Clock by Le Bon


Equation clock by le Bon

Plate IX Continued No 9: Clock Making, Equation Clock by Le Bon


Le Bon's equation clock, continued

Plate X: Clock Making, Simple Watch and its Developments


Plate X Continued No 1: Clock Making, Pin Wheel Escapement Watch


Plate X Continued No 2: Clock Making, Pin Wheel Escapement Watch and Development of Several of its Parts


Plate X Continued No 3: Clock Making, Alarm Clock Watch and Equation Watch, Concentric Second Watch, Showing Months and Days


Plate X Continued No 4: Clock Making, Repeating Watch With Cylinder Escapement


Plate X Continued No 5: Clock Making, Motion Work of the Repeating Watch


Plate X Continued No 6: Clock Making, Equation Watch, Repeating Watch, Concentric Second Watch


Plate XI: Clock Making, Various Repeaters


Plate XII: Clock Making, Suspensions and Various Tools


Plate XIII: Clock Making, Turn Bench and Various Tools


Plate XIV: Clock Making, Various Clockmaker's Tools


Plate XV: Clock Making, Various Clockmaker's Tools


Plate XVI: Clock Making, Various Clockmaker's Tools


Plate XVII: Clock Making, Various Clockmaker's Tools


Plate XVIII: Clock Making, Machine to Wind Up Watch and Clock Springs and Tool to Straighten Cogs in the Frame


Plate XVIII Continued No 1: Clock Making, Machine to Carve Fusees by Sir Regnault de Chalons


Plate XXVIII Continued No 2: Clock Making, Machine to Carve Fusees by Sir Le Lievre


Plate XIX: Clock Making, Demonstration of Cogs, etc.


Plate XX: Clock Making, Perspective of Teeth Cutting Machine by M. Sully


Plate XXI: Clock Making, Plan of Teeth Cutting Machine by M. Sully


Plate XXII: Clock Making, Profile of Teeth Cutting Machine by M. Sully


Plate XXIII: Clock Making, Development of Some Parts of Sully's Teeth Cutting Machine


Plate XXIV: Clock Making, Perspective of Teeth Cutting Machine for Clocks and Watches by Sir Hulot


Plate XXV: Clock Making, Profile of Teeth Cutting Machine by Sir Hulot


Plate XXVI: Clock Making, Development of Some Parts of Hulot's Teeth Cutting Machine


Plate XXVII: Clock Making, Perspective of a Chime


Plate XXVIII: Clock Making, Development of the Wheel Work and Detents of the Chime


Plate XXIX: Clock Making, Pyrometer to Measure the Dilatation of the Pendulum