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ZAA0036.1
Timekeeping

Object connections:

Collection Timekeeping
ExhibitionsTime and Longitude
Gallery locationROG (Floor plans)

Object details:

Object ID ZAA0036.1
Description The glazed brass case of H3. The case is constructed from thin brass sheets, all pieces are carefully fabricated using coppersmiths dovetailed joints down the edges and silver-soldered, a highly skilled exercise on a piece as large as this. The thin glass panes are puttied in from the inside. The case is shown containing H3 in Harrison’s portrait by King.
Date made

Place made London, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Ministry of Defence Art Collection
Measurements Overall: 617 x 452 x 264 mm
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