Church Gallery Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3273

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall clocks
timepieces
iron (metal)
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
wall clocks
Clock
metal
Clock, Wall

Inscription

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

Associated Person

Joy, Albert, Mr.
Smith, Erville

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Massachuetts

Dimensions

4 3/4 (D), 27 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1057

Places

Essex (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Pittsfield (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)