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David Ramsay, the King’s Chief Clockmaker

14th January 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The lecture will be followed by a reception providing a good opportunity for people to mingle, meet the speakers and Society staff and Fellows, and to see some of the V&A Dundee.

The lecture will be given by Dr Tacye Phillipson (National Museums Scotland) and Dr John C. Taylor OBE (horologist and inventor), and delivered in conjunction with the V&A Dundee.

Dr Taylor uncovers the innovation of Scottish watchmaker, David Ramsay (c1585-1660), Chief Clockmaker to King James I and first master of the Worshipful Clockmakers Company London (1632).

Dr Phillipson will provide an overview of the variety and development of clockwork during the 17th century.

Details

Date:
14th January 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.socantscot.org

Venue

V&A Dundee
1 Riverside Esplanade
Dundee, DD1 4EZ United Kingdom

Organiser

SoAS

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