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Extraordinary timepieces dating from 1630-1830

George III and Astronomical Clocks

George III's interest in horology is wonderfully reflected in the clocks he commissioned, collected and sometimes even designed during his reign, 1760-1801. His collection showcases not only technical innovation but also exquisite workmanship and design. Watch this film to learn about two amazing astronomical clocks in the Royal Collection and find out why they were so important to George III.