Marine Chronometer from Franklin's expedition, 8-day movement, Arnold spring-detent escapement and later balance. Mounted in original bowl, to which carrying handle and four ball feet have been added, converting it into a travelling timepiece. Engraved silvered brass dial, showing signs of alterations to signature in 'Arnold' region.
|Display location:||Display - Polar Worlds Gallery|
|Creator:||Arnold, John Roger|
|Events:||Arctic Exploration: Franklin's Last Expedition, 1845-1848; Arctic Exploration: Franklin Search Expedition, Schwatka, 1878-1880|
|Vessels:||Beagle (1820); Erebus (1826)|
|Date made:||circa 1807; circa 1815|
|People:||Franklin, John; Arnold, John Roger|
|Credit:||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London|
|Measurements:||Overall: 140 x 105 x 75 mm|
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