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Tompion clock goes home

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A replica of one of Thomas Tompion's 1676 clocks has been installed in the Octagon Room at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in the space built for the original instrument – the first time for 300 years that a year-going clock with 13-foot pendulum and prototype “dead-beat” escapement will occupy the original Wren space.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: 2010-08-01

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