This blog is about objects and ideas in the story of time, as explored by the AHS. We're trying new ways of sharing what we're up to.
Monthly Archives: August 2012
The story of the night clock, a device which allows the time to be seen in the dark is a long one. In this modern era of instant electric light, it is easy to forget that in earlier … Continue reading
Revisiting the Bowes Swan this week – the first time since it was completely disassembled in 2008 – was a personal and surprisingly profound experience. There is a blogged account of the 2008 conservation project on the … Continue reading
In my own time I am Adviser to the National Trust on the care and curatorship of their clocks and watches, and occasionally the Trust’s Advisers on different disciplines are called upon to work together. Clocks and Firearms might … Continue reading