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Moinet made 2 clocks, Mars

200 Years in 24 Hours

Historical scoop – a story of two divinities: Mars and Minerva

In 1817, Louis Moinet made two clocks, depicting Mars and Minerva, the gods of War. Mars for the Tsar of Russia, Alexander I; and Minerva for James Monroe, the fifth U.S. President. They are now respectively on show at the Catherine Palace in St. Petersburg and at the White House in Washington, offering eloquent proof that art is universal…