People's Magazine

Greenwich Mean Time

Catalogue no: 1488
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): English Publication date: 1872
Editor: Publisher: People's Magazine
Dimensions: 270mm x 180mm Condition: Good
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Pages extracted from this journal and published separately between paper covers.

Much of the text concerned with the meaning of and differencies between mean and solar time.  The need for accuracy of timekeeping in the railway age explained and the various means of distributing time signals.  Also the method of determining the correct time at Greenwich by astronomers.

Illustration shows the Old Royal Observatory.

Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
Search terms: Horological History
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