Tall Case Clock

attributed to Alvan Hastings, American, 1793 - 1851
attributed to Dudley Carleton, American, 1768 - 1835


about 1821

Cherry and white pine

Overall: 91 1/2 × 18 1/4 × 9 1/2 in. (232.4 × 46.4 × 24.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Grace Washburn Hoskins in memory of her husband, Carl Seth Hoskins, Class of 1894



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981.

Publication History

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, page 30.

Margaret J. Moody, "American Furniture at Dartmouth College", The Magazine ANTIQUES: New York, August 1981, pp. 326-333, ill. plate II.

Shelby Grantham, Rich and Tasty Cabinetwork, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, March 1981, p. 29.


Sold to Luther Hoskins [died 1879], Lyman, New Hampshire, 1821; bequeathed to Luther Barney Hoskins [1822-1913], 1879; bequeathed to his eldest son Seth Fisher Hoskins [1844-1928], 1913; bequeathed to his eldest son Carol Seth Hoskins [1871-1947], 1928; bequeathed to his widow Grace Washburn Hoskins, 1947; bequeathed to present collection, 1968.

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