Book project under progress

 

THE WALL AND FLOOR STANDING CLOCKS OF THE AUSTRIAN EMPIRE, centres of clock making 1780 - 1850

Richly illustrated publication in two volumes about the so called „Laterndluhren“ and „Dachluhren” of the first half of the 19th century.

Comprehensive master's list with 11.000 names with biographic dates, addresses, inventions, masterpieces, names of their apprentices and journeymen, location of workshops, exhibits of the trade exhibitions, contemporary street maps of Vienna, Prague and Budapest - centres of clock making in the Austrian Empire, as well as development and history of pendulum clocks from 1780 to 1850, important clockmakers and their characteristics, the sales outlets, buyers and period prices.

Expected date of publication: 2018

  • Authors: Stephan Andréewitch and Paul Archard
  • Design: Athene Werbeagentur, Vienna