Transparency of the Metzger Table-Clock, 1964

Made:
1964 in London
maker:
Science Museum

Transparency showing the Metzger table-clock of 1564, one of the best table-clocks of the 1500s. As well as the time, it shows the time in Italian hours, the times of the sunrise and sunset and the length of the daylight period.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1964-310
Materials:
acetate, ink
type:
positive - photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
Science Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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