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: November 2013
If you like music as much as horology (I do!), this is for you. For the links to YouTube you need a loudspeaker or headphones. In Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, the eponymous court jester hires an assassin to murder … Continue reading
This post was written by Paul Buck, Curator of Horology at the British Museum A new exhibition has opened in Room 3 at the British Museum displaying the year going table clock by Thomas Tompion. This magnificent clock celebrates … Continue reading
When you want to know the correct time today, you either look at your mobile phone or you look at your radio controlled clock watch or listen to the six pips on the radio. However, don’t do the last … Continue reading