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Longcase Clock - John Hamilton, Glasgow, circa 1783 Object Reg. No: ST 026675

Longcase clock, made by John Hamilton, Glasgow, circa 1783.
Wooden case with break arch dial. Has scrolls on pediment with urns as finials and capital. Square brass dial with metal ornaments in the spandrels. Seconds dial below 12. An aperture above 6 shows the year. Lunar dial below the arch.

Weight driven; anchor escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Bequest from Mrs E. Askew, 1970
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 223 cm (Height), 26.5 cm (Width), 54 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: calendar clocks, longcase clocks, lunar dial clocks, striking clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: scotland
Inscriptions: Brass chapter is marked 'Jo Hamilton Glasgow'.
Maker: John Hamilton, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, circa 1783

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