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8-day longcase clock. This example dates back to 1700 and the case to late 19th – early 20th century. The original dial of this clock was replaced by
8-day longcase clock. This example dates back to 1700 and the case to late 19th – early 20th century. The original dial of this clock was replaced by a brass dial with Tamil numerals, perhaps around the same time as the case. The original long-case was also replaced by a mandapa-shaped wooden carved case done in South Indian style. The front and the side panels are done in metal repoussé work with floral meanders. The lower part of the case depicts mythological scenes and the case was manufactured at the
Longcase clock circa 1730 by Timothy Mason (clockmaker) of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Longcase clock circa 1730 by Timothy Mason (clockmaker) of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Clock face circa 1730 Timothy Mason (clockmaker) of Gainsborough
Clock face circa 1730 Timothy Mason (clockmaker) of Gainsborough
Clock-face signature of Tim Mason
Clock-face signature of Tim Mason
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Pendulum clock conceived by Galileo Galilei around 1637. The earliest known pendulum clock design, it was never completed.
Pendulum clock conceived by Galileo Galilei around 1637. The earliest known pendulum clock design, it was never completed.
Vienna regulator style pendulum wall clock
Vienna regulator style pendulum wall clock
A lantern clock that has been converted to use a pendulum. To accommodate the wide pendulum swings caused by the verge escapement, "wings" have been a
A lantern clock that has been converted to use a pendulum. To accommodate the wide pendulum swings caused by the verge escapement, "wings" have been added on the sides
Grandfather clock
Grandfather clock