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Antique English Clocks Impress Kent members

25 February 2011

The talk by Professor Ted Parker, an emeritus Professor of Electronic Engineering, was given at the University of Canterbury on 22 February.

Prof Parker (left) in discussion with Dr Cyril Isenberg

Prof. Parker has studied the mechanics and history of mechanical clocks from 16th to 19th centuries, when England led the world in this technology. 

This was a most impressive illustrated lecture. His knowledge of this area and the clock makers involved was greatly admired by those present. 

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