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Pocket Watch

1935.1153 (RS196469)

Description

This pocket watch is enclosed in a removable case. The watch face has arabic hours in black on a white face under a hinged glass. The case is also made with a solid back and hinged glass front set in a metal frame. Inside of the case back is pasted an orange-colored watchpaper printed with the maker's or repairer's name and address flanked by the icon of hope on the left and an image of Athena/Minerva on the right.

Details

Maker
Wheelock & Morse (Watchmaker)
Date
1798-1803
Partnership dates for watch
Inscriptions
Works: "Wheelock & Morse / No. 180 / Sutton" Paper label: "D. MUNROE/WATVH & CLOCK/MAKER/No: 35/Congress St,/Boston/Chains, seals, keys, jewellery Sc [blurred] for sale" (Engraved and printed)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
glass (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Sutton (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
pocket watches
silver (metal)
Watch, Pocket
watches
People and organizations
Gerry, Catherine Lombard, 1789-1843
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.1153
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
102772

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