John C Taylor

Publications


The Luxury of Time – National Museum of Scotland 2019



A highly acclaimed exhibition of clocks and watches from 1550 to 1750 was hosted at the National Museum of Scotland in 2019 and early 2020.  The guide was written by Dr John C Taylor OBE and Dr Kristin E. Leith with contributions from Dr Tacye Phillipson. (A4 size, 32 pages.)

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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

The Luxury of Time: Exhibition Extended at the Manx Museum

Manx National Heritage confirms that it has extended ‘The Luxury of Time’, an exhibition at the Manx Museum featuring some of history’s most significant British timepieces. The Luxury of Time features 30 different outstandingly beautiful timepieces from Dr Taylor’s private collection. The exhibition, which showcases the golden age of clock and watch making, is the largest exhibition of clocks and timepieces ever staged on the Isle of Man and the first dedicated to horology at the Manx Museum. The exhibition is on display at the Manx Museum until Sunday 27 September 2020.  Admission is free but donations are welcome.  … 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