Tuesday, 2 March 2010

The Astronomical Clock


The Astronomical Clock at Hampton Court Palace was made for Henry VIII in 1540 by the French clockmaker Nicholas Oursian. The clock shows the time of day, the date, the phase of the moon and the time of high tide at London Bridge.

4 comments:

Rebecca said...

WOW! I think I adore your blog. I love architecture and British history!

DoanLegacy said...

That's beautiful!

melandria said...

thank you very much for the visit. This clock is really beautiful.

Dimes2Vines said...

Such intricate construction! Beautiful!

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