Vacuum Clock - Joseph Manton, London, circa 1810 Reg. No: ST 019435
- Vacuum clock, consisting of a brass clock under an evacuated glass dome. Made by Joseph Manton, London, circa 1810.
Joseph Manton (1760-1835) was a celebrated English gunsmith.
- Brass clock under evacuated glass dome, supported by octagonal box with door. Has taps inside box.
Spring wound; detent escapement.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1928
|Dimensions:||250 mm (Height), 208 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||vacuum clocks|
|Themes this item is part of:||Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Joseph Manton, Gunmaker, London (1766-1835)|
|Inscriptions:||Dial is marked 'Joseph Manton Gun Maker etc etc London, Inventor & by His Majesty Patent, (Patented in 1807 no 3085)'.|
|Maker:||Mr Joseph Manton, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1810|