The Royal Observatory's Curator Of Horology, Rory McEvoy, To Lecture At The Horological Society Of New York
The Time Ball at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
As Mr. McEvoy clarifies, “This outlined talk will investigate the phenomenal story of John Harrison and his work in creating navigational timekeepers and looks for use adrift. It will investigate his excursion and improbable beginnings, take a gander at impacts obvious in his work found in the mechanical ‘DNA’ of his ocean timekeepers and feature a portion of the parts of his work that are important to the advanced world.”
About Rory McEvoy
Rory McEvoy prepared in protection and rebuilding of antique tickers at West Dean College, Chichester , in 1998-9 and in this manner worked at the seat, represent considerable authority in traditionalist reclamation of ‘Brilliant Age’ English timekeepers. Following a three-year spell as clock expert for Bonhams Auctioneers , he joined the National Maritime Museum as Curator of Horology at the Royal Observatory. His exploration advantages include: the turn of events and use of accuracy watches and timekeepers, the life and work of George Graham FRS , and the more current history of time normalization and distribution.
All HSNY addresses are free and open to the general population. For more data, visit HSNY’s site .
Monday, April 4, 2016, 6-9 p.m .
HSNY at the General Society Library
20 West 44th Street, between fifth & sixth Avenues
New York, New York, 10036