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Scientific instruments in art and history. New York, Viking Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Michel, Henri, Scientific instruments in art and history. New York, Viking Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henri Michel. Originally published as Instruments des sciences dans l'art et l'histoire.

Paris, Société Française du livre, Description: [1], pages illustrations (some color).

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29 cm: Other Titles: Instruments des sciences dans l'art et l'histoire. Responsibility: translated [from the French] by R.E.W. Maddison and Francis R. Maddison. Scientific Instruments and Apparatus CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art) Paperback – Ap by Jim Harter (Editor) out of 5 stars 7 ratings/5(7).

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Historically, the definition of a scientific instrument has varied, based on usage, laws, and historical time period.

Before the mid-nineteenth century such tools were referred to as "natural philosophical" or "philosophical" apparatus and instruments, and older tools from antiquity to the Middle Ages (such as the astrolabe and pendulum clock) defy a more modern definition of "a tool.

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() in History of Science, Harvard University, is the David P. Wheatland Curator of the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments and Lecturer on the History of Science at Harvard University. Her research has focused on time-finding and social change, instruments of glass, colonial astronomy, and workshop.

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The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, which was established in to preserve this apparatus as a resource for teaching and research in the history of science and technology, has become one of the three largest university collections of its kind in the world.

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Our permanent exhibition shows how chemistry has touched our lives in unexpected ways. MICHEL, Henri; Scientific Instruments in Art and History. New York, The Viking Press, [], First edition in English, translated from French by R. Maddison, F. Maddison, 4to [29 x 23 cm]; pp, color plates from photos, other illustrations from drwgs, bibliog, subject index, index of makers, designers, collectors, original.

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The English version, the Museum of Arts and Crafts, hardly does justice to a rich, eclectic and often beautiful collection of tools, instruments and machines that documents the extraordinary. History. Harvard's library system grew due to donations from prominent individuals, John Harvard being one of them and John Hull being another (The History of Harvard University – Josiah Quincy -pg ).

John Harvard was a Puritan minister who accumulated books spreading word of his faith. These volumes were left to Harvard, initiating the library's collection.

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This collection presently features scientific instruments from the 19th and 20th centures, as well as an ancient Mesopotamian cuneiform tablet from a ziggurat.