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Ellipsograph, by Gourdin, Paris, c. 1790

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Inventory Number: 52771
Object Type:
Persons: Gourdin (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1790
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Brief Description: Incomplete: the legs are missing. According to the example in Madrid by Baradelle the inventor of this form of instrument was a certain Mauduite.
Primary Inscriptions: Signed, "Gourdin à Paris"
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass and Steel

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