Thursday, August 19, 2010

Featured Artifact: Small Wall Clock

*Photography taken by Steve Newfield, a volunteer for the Cultural Resources Division.


Wag-on-the-wall clock, 12'' high, face 8 1/4'' in diameter.

The small wall clock, is also known as chamber or a lantern clock. Roman numerals are in dark brown on white. There are red circles enclose the numerals. The bell is brass. Note its working condition. The hands are missing, and a simulated hour hand. The original weight is also missing. The simulated weight is attached to the end of a manila cord.

Morr 4761

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