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The Chamberlain Clock.

The Chamberlain Clock, Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

Chamberlain Clock, Birmingham. Iconic Landmark in the Jewellery Quarter.

Iconic Landmark in the 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.

Photograph Details:

  • Taken: 23 Dec 2017
  • Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M10 MkIIA
  • Lens: Olympus 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6
  • Focal Length 14mm
  • F/5
  • 1/1000 Sec
  • ISO 200

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