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Between 1912 and 1948, art competitions were a part of the Olympics. Medals were awarded for architecture, music, painting, and sculpture.
Historic Clock Exhibition Hosted at Bonhams
Two private clock collectors have collaborated to stage an outstanding exhibition of early English clocks at the prestigious venue of Bonhams, New Bond Street, London in September. The exhibition will also feature third party loans, including contributions from the Science Museum, the Clockmakers’ Company and the Collection of the 5th Lord Harris from Belmont House, amongst others. However, given that the majority of clocks are privately owned, the specimens on display are very rarely in the public eye. Indeed, what makes the exhibition particularly exciting is that many of the clocks are being displayed together, almost certainly for the… read more
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