English Bells

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1959

GUSN

GUSN-169935

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Description

The skill that goes into making a the lush, sweet tones of a bell seldom goes recognized. The manufacturing of English bells is an awe-inspiring sight, writes Margaret H. Shurcliff, as intricate proportions of metal, wonderfully designed molds, and careful hanging all conspire to create the beautiful peal that floats down from church towers.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 384

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1959.049.175.001

Abstract

The skill that goes into making a the lush, sweet tones of a bell seldom goes recognized. The manufacturing of English bells is an awe-inspiring sight, writes Margaret H. Shurcliff, as intricate proportions of metal, wonderfully designed molds, and careful hanging all conspire to create the beautiful peal that floats down from church towers.

Date Notes

Volume 49, Number 175 (Winter, 1959)

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Record Details

Originator

Margaret H. Shurcliff (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1959). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England