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Description

Brass clock of rolling ball type with Congreve escapement, patented 1808, but signed Robert Bryson, Edinburgh, 1804

Museum reference

T.1972.127

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Clock

Production information

Bryson, Robert, 1778 - 1852, Clockmaker
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

1804 - 1808

Materials

Brass

Physical description

Brass; mounted on a velvet-covered plinth

Associations

Congreve, William, Sir, 1772 - 1828

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/congreve-rolling-ball-clock

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