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Church Gallery Clock

1991.1057 (RS25702)

Description

Large round clock with gold face; Roman numerals; black iron hands. Face unscrews on front to access brass works; pendulum and weight.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Inscriptions
Inside case in paint: "A Joy Apl. 1, 1893." (Painted)
Written back of face in pencil: "Albert Joy, Dec. 15, 1901" ((both inscriptions are perhaps cleaning or repair dates))
Newspaper photos pasted inside case: Peabody H. Adams, 1912; Hiram Tuttle, 1911; Capt. Asa Williams Bartlett; Frank E. Randall; Dr. Edgar L. Carr, died at Pittsburgh, N.H.; Mrs. Eliza French, died at Pittsfield" per NFL card catalog
Location of origin
Massachuetts
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Essex (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Pittsfield (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Clock
Clock, Wall
iron (metal)
metal
oil paint (paint)
timepieces
wall clocks
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Joy, Albert, Mr.
Smith, Erville
Dimensions
4 3/4 (D), 27 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1057
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3273

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