Transported to the Colonies

Published World of Antiques & Art, March 2012.

A look at High Society in Van Diemen’s Land through a recently discovered longcase clock of c. 1683 by Thomas Tompion believed to have been brought to Australia in 1834. More than a surviving example of an instrument by a master clock maker, it is an insight into what drove settlers to a small far flung colony.

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