The story of the marine chronometer and the National Maritime Museum’s collection

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 29th Nov 2017

The marine chronometers at the Royal Observatory form one of the flagship collections in the National Maritime Museum, and a full catalogue of these special timekeepers has now been completed by Jonathan Betts, Senior Curator of Horology at the museum until his retirement in 2015.

“The Marine Chronometers at Greenwich” forms the fifth in the Oxford University Press series covering the museum’s instruments, and Jonathan will be describing the intricate process of the cataloging and will cover some of the discoveries made and how they change and enlighten our view of this important 18th and 19th century technological industry.

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2017-11-29 2017-11-29 Europe/London The story of the marine chronometer and the National Maritime Museum’s collection A talk about the Maritime Museum's collection of marine chronometers. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/11/29/the-story-of-the-marine-chronometer-and-the-national-maritime-museums-collection-158016 City University London,Northampton Square,London,

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