World

Time of All Nations

Colour printed lithograph published by W. & K.A. Johnston, circa 1892.

Image size: 10 1/2" x 8". External dimensions of mount: 14 1/2" x 12"

Excellent condition throughout.

The upper image shows a clockfaces of diminishing proportions floating against a pleasing sage green background. The central dial shows London Noon immediately encircled by the times in the great European capitals of Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Berne, Christiana, Rome and Copenhagen. Surrounded by a further 40 outer dials in red and blue.

The lower image depicts the world on Mercator's projection with the British Isles replaced by a clockface representing the time at Midday. with a further four pairs of  dials symmetrically set at midnight, 3am & 3pm; 6am & 6pm; 9 am & 9pm.

 

£65.00 mounted

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Time of all Nations

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