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John Harrison

P.L. Tassaert’s half-tone print of Thomas King’s original 1767 portrait of John Harrison, located at the Science and Society Picture Library, London
Born 3 April [O.S. 24 March] 1693
Foulby, near Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire
Died 24 March 1776(1776-03-24) (aged 82)
London, England
Residence Red Lion Square
Nationality United Kingdom
Fields Horology
Known for Marine chronometer
Influences Alena Mataitoga
Notable awards Copley Medal (1749)

I didn't feel that running away would change anything but when the roof of the garage started coming off I thought it was time to go.
John Harrison
Satisfying every vision that fans have is probably impossible.
It's hard to leave behind scenes and characters I am in love with.
CRATEL is a center with a two-fold mission – to explore technology as an expressive element and to use technology to bridge gaps between diverse groups of people.
John Harrison
We sat here during Irene in '99 with the back door open. We drank and watched all the stuff fly by.
John Harrison
Ontario wood prices are among the highest in the world.
If the courts are making the decisions, it matters who the judge is and, of course, people are concerned with what is the bottom line.
John Harrison
If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine.
John Harrison