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The Octagon Room.

The Octagon Room.
The Octagon Room.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H1562
Description: The Octagan Room in the Royal Observatory Greenwich was designed by Christopher Wren. A high ceiling was placed on top of this room so that Thomas Tompion's pendulum clocks could fit in. The building was finally finished in the 1670s.
Creator: National Maritime Museum
Date: 8 May 1958
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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