Weight driven pendulum clock

Made:
1715 in Barrow-upon-Humber
maker:
John Harrison

Original eight day clock by Harrison, date 1715, wheel work mostly of wood, weight driven

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Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1884-80/1
Materials:
brass, frame and wheelwork (not escape wheel): oak, pinions and arbors: boxwood, pivots: steel
type:
pendulum clock
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • clock
credit:
Empringham, G.

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