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Object Name Clock, Wall
Catalog Number 1998.10
Collection Timepiece
Other Name wall regulator
Date c. 1819
Description Mahagony cased wall regulator, 8-day time only brass movement. Seconds beating pendulum. Painted iron dial, Roman numerals. Non-original glass in waist door replaced with a raised panel in keeping with the lower panel. Free standing columns on round arched hood.
Back plate stamped, J. Child - Phila.
Maker John Child
Material Brass, wood
Place of Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Notes Accessioned
35917

Was at location 11.WALL; moved for Special Exhibit: Pennsylvania Clocks, 1750-1850