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Shepherd gate clock

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  1. the clock mounted on the wall outside the gate of the Royal Greenwich Observatory building in Greenwich, London

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 29, 2009
  2. By August 1852, Shepherd's clock system was 'up and running'

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 29, 2009
  3. The clock, an early example of an electric clock, was a slave mechanism controlled by electric pulses transmitted by a master clock inside the main building

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 29, 2009
  4. The 'network' of master and slave clocks was constructed and installed by Charles Shepherd in 1852

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 29, 2009
  5. The clock by the gate was probably the first to display Greenwich Mean Time to the public, and is unusual in using the 24 hour analog dial

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 29, 2009
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