Up against the clock

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A dis­play of rare and sig­nif­i­cant his­tor­i­cal time­pieces telling the story of the golden age of Bri­tish watch and clock­mak­ing is cur­rently on show at the Na­tional Mu­seum of Scot­land in Ed­in­burgh. The Lux­ury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750 will fea­ture ob­jects from the pri­vate col­lec­tion of Dr John C Tay­lor OBE, an en­gi­neer, en­tre­pre­neur and one of the UK’s most pro­lific in­ven­tors. Royal pa­tron­age and col­lab­o­ra­tions be­tween im­por­tant mak­ers will be ex­plored. The ex­hi­bi­tion will run un­til 26 Jan­uary 2020. www.nms.ac.uk

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