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Clepsydra Replica - T. Cole, Winchester, 1680 Object Reg. No: ST 019390

Summary:
Reproduction clepsydra or water clock, of a clock originally made by T. Cole, Winchester, 1680. Date of reproduction probably early 20th century.

Wooden frame to hang on wall. Brass clock with square dial and single hand. Lower reservoir has two fish incised on front.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1931
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 70 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: water clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Inscription on brass plate at base 'T. Cole fecit of ye old town Winchester Anno Dom 1680.'
Original Source: T. Cole, Winchester, England, Great Britain, 1680

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