Wednesday, 30 July 2014

National Maritime Museum

We got to the museum this morning and the two film crews set up their equipment. They recorded John Harrison talking about his three clocks which are displayed in the cabinet named H1, H2 and H3. We also got the opportunity to see them wound up before the exhibition was open to public viewing. Harrison explained how his first clock took five years to make and that it was not until he reached the forth development of his timekeeper that he finally succeeded in making it more accurate. 

The timekeeper that bought the solution to Lonigitude - the H4

H1, H2 and H3: Harrison's first three creations

Harrison talking in front of his timekeepers
Harrison's clocks are wound up for the day ahead

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