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: June 2013
The iconic tower that houses the world’s most famous clock has always simply been known as the Clock Tower, but was renamed Elizabeth Tower to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012. Will the name catch on? I … Continue reading
If you stand on the Thames riverside near the East India dock basin, the view south is extraordinary. In the foreground is the remarkable structure of The O2, originally the Millennium Dome. But look further into the distance, and … Continue reading
“Lost out of Mr. Garon’s shop on Monday the 14th instant, a gold watch, hook chain and seal all gold, on the dyal plate Garon London, one silver watch the name Garon London, another silver watch the name Clyet … Continue reading