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Support stand

ZAA0036.5
Timekeeping

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Collection Timekeeping
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZAA0036.5
Description Four brass support pillars, made in 1930 when H3 was being fitted into its first showcase, and transferred to the new showcase for the NMM display in 1936. All three large timekeepers remained in these 1936 showcases until 1984 when they were transferred for redisplay in the Old Royal Observatory when the showcases were disposed of.
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Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Ministry of Defence Art Collection
Measurements All pillars: W:50 D:50, with heights: H:90, H:90, H:120 & H:150 (including the 1960s microphone tail)
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