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Night Clock - France, circa 1890 Object Reg. No: ST 019436

Summary:
Night clock, made in France, late 19th century. A candle is placed behind the translucent dial for rear illumination.
Description:
Movement is mounted centrally behind opal glass dial in an ornamental stand. A candle is placed behind the dial for rear illumination.

Spring wound, anchor escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1926
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: night clocks
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: france
Place & Date Made: France, circa 1890

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