Saturday, 5 March 2016

L'horloge astronomique

And back to the cathedral.
This the famous astronomic clock, the latest one this is, built in 1843 by Jean-Baptiste Schwilge. It is a marvel of ingeniosity, with a very early (kind of) computer. More info here.

2 comments:

bill burke said...

Very impressive!! Jean-Baptiste Schwilge's masterpiece, amazing.

William Kendall said...

Magnificent. I could spend quite a lot of time there admiring it.