This clock, inside in the north transept, has been telling the time in Wells Cathedral (Somerset, England) since around 1390. The second oldest original working clock in the world, and the oldest with its original dials. (That and following information pp notice displayed with the clock.) It shows hours and minutes, and the number of days since a new moon. Above the dial, there is a group of figures which spins around on the quarter hour. As it spins, a knight is unhorsed by a lance…
History of Science Museum - Galileo Museum
(museumsinflorence.com) Nocturnal, Italy, 17th century. A nocturnal is an instrument used to determine the local time based on the relative positions of two or more stars in the night sky
It’s About Time: Multifunctional Antique Pocket Sundials
Most of us tell time these days by looking at a watch strapped to a wrist or by pulling a cell phone out of a pocket. But the timepieces from centuries ago ...
[CLOCK] rat_2665's Historical clocks for CHT - new clock with separated seconds hand
I know there are over hundred clocks for CHT here at XDA-Dev. But these clocks are for those who are not so in Rolex or Breitlings. They are historical an…
Perpetual - Nurnberg Liebfrauenkirche Clock Pixel Bender in Photoshop, Droste Effect FIlter. As this is not my idea, this image goes into Creative Commons Pool :) Original image data in Exif, as always.