Punch,  14 (1848), 52.

The Great Clock Movement



Illustration, Drollery; News-Commentary, Drollery

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N, pseud.  [William Newman] *


Time, Instruments, Measurement, Metrology, Nationalism

    Discusses attempts being made to correct the serious disagreements between the 'Clocks of England'. Notes the difficulty of making all clocks correct to the Greenwich clock and believes 'refractory Clocks' will be sent to the 'House of Correction'. The illustration shows 'Greenwich Clock' as a policeman asking clocks dressed as a Scotsman and an Irishman to 'move on'.

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