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Advertising Poster For Scientific Instruments

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"Advertising Poster For Scientific Instruments"
Rare and funny advertisement dated from 1744. Work carried out for Jacques-Nicolas Baradelle (father of Nicolas-Eloi born in 1749 and received master in 1771), merchant and one of the most fashionable manufacturers of mathematical instruments. He carries the title of engineer to the King and resides from 1744 on the Quai de l'Horloge du Palais under the sign "A l'Observatoire". Inscription: "Roy, inv. Et sculp 1744" and "Baradelle à Paris". We can therefore assume that this advertisement was produced and distributed on the occasion of the opening of this new store. Good condition. Slight bites. The full text reads: “AT THE OBSERVATORY. BARADELLE, Ingénieur du Roy, for Mathematical Instruments. Residing on the Quay de l'Horloge du Palais. IN PARIS. Makes and sells all kinds of Mathematics, Knowledge, Planchettes; Full circle; Semi circle ; Surveyor's square of all sizes, with Glasses or Pinulles all to raise the Plans; Mathematics cases furnished in any case large and small; Portable Sun Dials in Boussolles and others for Gardens and Windows; New Vertical Carton Dial which orients itself without Compass for all the main cities of the Kingdom and other Places, Price 2. Other Mobile Compass Dial to make Dials on walls; all kinds of Compasses; Roy's foot of metal, ebony, and buir. Broken or unbroken gauges, Chains, Picquets for Surveying; Broken or simple Level Square, Calendar on the faces of a Compass Pencil Holder which marks 56. Years, the date of the month, the age of the Moon, the date of the movable feasts, the Impacts, the thumbs, and the lines ; Levels anyway, New Celestial and Terrestrial Globes; with Privilège du Roy; Ancrier nicknamed Baradelle, which retains ink for several years without drying out or spreading; Golden feathers. A new Octant with simple reflection and a telescope to take height at sea from the front as from the rear and by the horison oppose when the first is hidden ”.

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Advertising Poster For Scientific Instruments
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