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Rescuing Ramsden from the archives


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13:00 - 14:00


The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG




Dr Anita McConnell, University of Cambridge

There has never been a full biography of Jesse Ramsden, arguably London's finest 18th century scientific instrument maker. Now, drawing on archives in UK and Europe, including those of the Royal Society, Ramsden's life at his great Piccadilly workshop is brought to light in a forthcoming book.

Rescuing Ramsden from the archives The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK