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Figure 8

Photograph of a wooden instrument used for experiments on a pendulum moved by a spring

Jan van Musschenbroek and Willem ’s Gravesande, machine for experiments on a pendulum moved by a spring. Oak, iron, brass and steel, 1700 x 935 x 700 mm, c. 1733, Museum Boerhaave Inv. No. 9629 (de Clercq, 1997a, p 43).