Framed: John Harrison Esq.r. Inventor of the Time Keeper.
Framed: John Harrison Esq.r. Inventor of the Time Keeper.
Framed: John Harrison Esq.r. Inventor of the Time Keeper.

Framed: John Harrison Esq.r. Inventor of the Time Keeper.

c. 1776 to 1800 England

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John Harrison Esq.r.Inventor of the Time Keeper. Engrav'd by Burnet Reading.[London, 1776.]

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.
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Dimensions
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)
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