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Thomas Earnshaw

Matthew Flinders marine chronometer, 1801

6 1/10 × 8 3/10 × 8 3/10 in
15.5 × 21 × 21 cm
Location
Sydney
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Powerhouse Museum
Sydney
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Box chronometer, serial No 520, brass / wood / steel / glass, made by Thomas Earnshaw, London, …

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Box chronometer, serial No 520, brass / wood / steel / glass, made by Thomas Earnshaw, London, England, 1801, used by Captain Matthew Flinders, 1801-1803.

This marine chronometer was used by Matthew Flinders (1774-1814) in his circumnavigation of Australia on the HMAS Investigator in 1801-1803.

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Box chronometer, serial No 520, brass / wood / steel / glass, made by Thomas Earnshaw, London, …

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Box chronometer, serial No 520, brass / wood / steel / glass, made by Thomas Earnshaw, London, England, 1801, used by Captain Matthew Flinders, 1801-1803.

This marine chronometer was used by Matthew Flinders (1774-1814) in his circumnavigation of Australia on the HMAS Investigator in 1801-1803.

Link to object detail …

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Medium
Sculpture
Image rights
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Thomas Earnshaw

Matthew Flinders marine chronometer, 1801

6 1/10 × 8 3/10 × 8 3/10 in
15.5 × 21 × 21 cm
Location
Sydney
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