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 Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Massachuetts

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

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)