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Longcase Electric Clock Invented by Alexander Bain, by The Electric Telegraph Co.?, English, c. 1850

Inventory Number: 59103
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1941-1
Brief Description: Freestanding longcase wooden clock. With a triangular hood at the top. The clock face is decorated with an ornate wooden frame.
Primary Inscriptions: On dial "PATENT ELECTRIC CLOCK / A. BAIN INVENIT / No. 108" On back plate "108" On back plate and rim "12250"
Provenance: Presented by Lady Stephen in November 1940.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Glass
Metal
Pigment
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
1920 525 275 mm

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Pendulum

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Inventory Number: 59103
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Long metal bar with a solid round pendulum attached at the bottom. The pendulum has a large circular opening in the centre.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Glass
Metal
Pigment
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
1920 525 275 mm

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Weight

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Inventory Number: 59103
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: A copper alloy cylinder with central aperture.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Glass
Metal
Pigment
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
1920 525 275 mm

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 49091Image with multimedia irn 49092Image with multimedia irn 49093Image with multimedia irn 49094

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