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Framed size:254 x 196mm Print size: 145 x 95mm. Framed by Ireland Brothers, Richmond. Original frame and label on reverse, see image.
A portrait of John Harrison (c.1693 - 1776) bust, in profile to the left, wearing short wig curled over side of head. In oval frame. Harrison was an English carpenter and clockmaker. He invented the marine chronometer, a long-sought after device for solving the problem of establishing the East-West position or longitude of a ship at sea, thus revolutionising and extending the possibility of safe long-distance sea travel.
|Height||145.00 mm||(5.71 inches)|
|Width||95.00 mm||(3.74 inches)|
|External Height||254.00 mm||(10.00 inches)|
|External Width||196.00 mm||(7.72 inches)|