Research into the story of a convict uniquely qualified to care for the important Hyde Park Barracks clock continues to yield intriguing insights – and raise more questions
On its 200th anniversary, Australia’s oldest surviving public clock received some much-needed conservation and care
A bronze sundial (without base) engraved by Raphael Clint in Sydney, c1840
A large number of the Observatory’s records, along with records relating to an earlier observatory based in Parramatta, are held in our Collection and provide an intriguing resource for the history of science in Australia.
In this video, former curator Gary Crockett discusses the history of the Hyde Park Barracks clock.