The Clockmakers’ Museum

The Clockmakers’ Museum
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June 15th, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
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Secrets of the British Museum: Room 38-9

... imagine my delight when I took a wrong turning in the British Museum one day and ended up in Room 38. It’s devoted to the history of clocks and watches, and it’s exactly the place for the kind of nerd who has Boing Boing on their top ten RSS feeds. (Like me.) Here for instance you can see the Cassiobury Park turret clock, which told the time from the turret of a country mansion. It dates from 1610, and the great thing about this clock is that because it’s huge, and because it didn’t...
January 1st, 2009 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: British Museum, clocks, horology, timekeeping, timepieces

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