Pierre Gourdin (fl. 1778-1801), Paris.

Brass protractor by Pierre Gourdin, successor to Jean-Baptist Nicolas Bion, son of Nicolas Bion (1652-1733). 

Address:  'Au Quart de Cercle', Quai de l'Horloge 32.

REFERENCES

 

Ellipsograph, by Gourdin, Paris, c. 1790 (Oxford Museum for the History of Science)

 

Marcelin, Franck; Dictionnaire des fabricants français d'instruments de mesure du XVe au XIXe siècle, 2004.  

 

Almanach du Commerce de Paris 1800-1801: Gourdin; Quai de l'Horloge 32.

 

Harvard University, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments:

Gourdin was twice rejected as Ingénieur du Roi. In 1794 was chosen to value mathematical instruments seized during the Revolution. He was a member of the Corporations des fondeurs

"Address:  Pierre Gourdin, Au Quart de Cercle, Quai de l'Horloge, Ile de la Cité, Paris."