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Object Name Clock, Tall Case
Catalog Number 2015.16.2
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Grandfather Clock
Date 1845
Description c. 1845 J&A Marr Scottish Tall Case Clock
Domed case with gong attached to the backboard. Brass 8 day movement of typical Scottish/English influence.
Maker J&A Marr
Material Wood, Brass
Place of Origin Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Notes John and Alexander Marr, J&A Marr, were brothers working as clock and watchmakers in Falkirk, Sterlingshire Scotland between the years of 1850 and 1870. The pair continued to trade in Scotland into the 1870's until the death of Alexander Marr in 1875. Later, their brother Robert took over as heir special to Alexander.