The Chamberlain Clock, Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.
Dating back to 1903, the Chamberlain Clock commemorates the local MP Joseph Chamberlain. He was a resident in Frederick Street, in the Jewellery Quarter.It stands at the junction of Vyse Street, Frederick Street and Warstone Lane. It was originally clockwork, wound by a handle! It was later modernised and powered by electricity.
By the 1980s, it had fallen into a state of disrepair. It’s chimes had also stopped. However, by 1989, the Chamberlain Clock had been fully restored.
- Taken: 23 Dec 2017
- Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M10 MkIIA
- Lens: Olympus 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6
- Focal Length 14mm
- 1/1000 Sec
- ISO 200