John Harrison, oil painting

Made:
1767 in England
artist:
Thomas King
John Harrison, oil painting (oil painting; portrait) John Harrison, oil painting (oil painting; portrait) John Harrison, oil painting (oil painting; portrait)

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Painting. John Harrison (1693-1776) / Thomas King, c1767. Oil on canvas; 125x100cm in gilt frame 144.5x120x8cm. - Titled centre l, on chronometer, John Harrison. - Portrait: Sitter nearly TQL seated to L beside table holding in right hand, watch made to his design by John Jeffries 1753. Third timekeeper H3, for ascertaining Longitude, delineated in background L. Chronometrical drawing. l. Invention of compound pendulum, background R.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1884-217
Materials:
oil paint on canvas
Measurements:
frame: 1445 mm x 1200 mm x 80 mm,
image: 1250 mm x 1000 mm
type:
oil painting and portrait
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest