Speakers are Jack Forster, Managing Editor, Hodinkee, and Richard H. R. Harper, Principal Scientist, Social Shaping Research Cambridge.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Luxury of Time: European Clocks and Watches.
Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.
Above: Clockmaker: Ferdinand Berthoud (French, 1727–1807). Case maker: Balthazar Lieutaud (French, ca. 1720–1780, master 1749). Longcase astronomical regulator (detail), ca. 1768–70. Case: oak veneered with ebony and brass, with gilt-bronze mounts; Dial: white enamel; Movement: gilded brass and steel. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982 (1982.60.50)