Two-thirds scale copy of the Hampton court astronomical clock dials, with epicyclic gearing unit, outer fixed chapter ring and rotating astronomical dial

Made:
Clerkenwell
maker:
Thwaites and Reed Limited
Replica of astronomical clock at Hampton Court. Copy, face-on view. Grey background. From a colour transparency in the

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Replica of astronomical clock at Hampton Court. Copy, face-on view. Grey background. From a colour transparency in the
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Two-thirds scale copy of the Hampton court astronomical clock dials, with epicyclic gearing unit, outer fixed chapter ring and rotating astronomical dial. (With synchronous driving motor, gear-box and clutch unit supplied through Ministry of Public Building and Works)

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1963-78
Materials:
astronomical, chronological, circular, depictions, painting (coating), reproduction, rotating and stabilized
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • clock
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Thwaites and Reed Ltd.