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American clocks and clockmakers

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Published by Wallace-Homestead Book Co. in Radnor, Pa .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Clocks and watches -- United States -- History.,
    • Clocks and watches -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert W. & Harriett Swedberg.
      ContributionsSwedberg, Harriett.
      LC ClassificationsTS543.U6 S94 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 179 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2063777M
      ISBN 100870695258
      LC Control Number88051500

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A listing of clockmakers who flourished until Entries give geographic location, dates and type of work. There is also a listing of names with alternative spellings and a list of place names and maps.

Written as a supplement to the late G.H. Baillie's _Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World (Vol. I) Contains approximat entries. What has been attempted in this book is to establish the known background of clock and watch making in America; to show, by means of the illustrations, the development of the more important types of clocks and watches; and to provide a list of makers with as much information about them as.

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In it they position this group of craftsmen as not only worthy of careful study but also among the most accomplished and successful of American clockmakers in the early eighteenth century. “Measured against the norm,” the authors state, the Stretches’ most technically sophisticated clocks “appear to be singular for their time” (p.

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