The Gilded Rage

John Harrison (1693-1776). Father of the chronometer and modern navigation, seen here with pocket watch by John Jefferys.

John Harrison (1693-1776). Father of the chronometer and modern navigation, seen here with pocket watch by John Jefferys.

  1. sylvanus-urban reblogged this from duchessofwellington and added:
    Agree about the movie. And the book it’s based on (by Dava Sobel) is also excellent!
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  4. marshalsandoutlaws reblogged this from duchessofwellington and added:
    That’s one movie I’ve been meaning to see!
  5. duchessofwellington reblogged this from sylvanus-urban and added:
    This is actually an amazing story and there is a movie about it called ‘Longitude’ where Michael Gambon plays Harrison....
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