Double Steeple Clock

Bristol, Connecticut, probably Birge and Fuller, American

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1844-1847

Iron, wire, metal, brass, lead, walnut veneer, white pine, and glass

Overall: 24 7/16 × 12 5/8 × 4 3/16 in. (62 × 32.1 × 10.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Alice M. Runyon

F.989.52.6

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Classification

Withdrawn

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: Wakef______ [Wakefield?] Cleaned ________; inscribed, in chalk, on reverse: 75 [15?]; printed, on clock paper: J.J. BEALS & W. BEALS/ GREAT WHOLESALE AN [torn]/ HAYMARKET SQUARE, BOSTON/ DIRECTLY OPPOSITE THE BOSTON AND MAINE RAILROAD DEPOT. [pasted over a pink-ish label, possibly that of Birge and Fuller]

Exhibition History

The Rowell Collection of Clocks, organized by Allan King for exhibition in Fairchild Lobby, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Provenance

American-Anderson Galleries; Dr. Hugh Grant Rowell; Mrs. Alice Minnerly Runyon, North Tarrytown, New York, 1963; given to present collection, 1989.

Old Number

RC 109

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