The Man who Discovered the Longitude, 1736. John Harrison and his Timekeepers

Catalogue no: 1477
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Commander R.T.Gould
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 4 Language(s): English Publication date: Dec., 1936
Editor: Publisher: The Listener, BBC
Dimensions: 330mm x 240mm Condition: Reasonable, pages yellowing
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An article written shortly prior to the opening of the new National Maritime Museum at Greenwich where the Harrison chronometers would be displayed together for the first time.

The author gives a brief biography of Harrison and details some of the work that he (Gould) had undertaken on the Harrison chronometers since 1920

Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
Search terms: Chronometers, John Harrison
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