John C Taylor

Publications


The Luxury of Time – Manx Museum 2020



Dr John C Taylor OBE and Dr Kristin E Leith explore the history and intricate beauty of rare world heritage timepieces from the golden age of British clockmaking from 1500 to 1800. Run in association with the prestigious Isle of Man based charity, Manx National Heritage. (A4 size, 40 pages.)

£12.50

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All proceeds are donated to the Teapot Trust Isle of Man (Charity number: 1285).

Interesting Facts

Between 1912 and 1948, art competitions were a part of the Olympics. Medals were awarded for architecture, music, painting, and sculpture.

Latest News

Horology Hour with Dr John C Taylor OBE

Thank you everyone who attended the Horology Hour on 24th June 2020. Hear all about the Corpus Chronophage, which incorporates John Harrison’s grasshopper escapement from the early 1700’s inside a huge mythical ‘time-eater’ creature that sits on top of the clockface devouring each minute as it passes. You will also discover news about the three other Chronophage clocks. Please click on the video below… read more

Interesting Quotes

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.

Elliott Erwitt