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V&A Dundee

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Dundee, DD1 4EZ United Kingdom

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January 2020

David Ramsay, the King’s Chief Clockmaker

14th January 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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 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. The lecture will be followed by a reception…

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