Chronometer Movement - Thomas Earnshaw

Chronometer movement, made by Thomas Earnshaw, about 1798. Thomas Earnshaw received an award from the Board of Longitude for inventing a simplified version of the chronometer escapement.

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This chronometer movement was made by Thomas Earnshaw, about 1798.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Jaclyn Nash
JN2012-1298
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This chronometer movement was made by Thomas Earnshaw, about 1798.