E. Beresford Chancellor M.A. F.S.A.

The Collection of Watch-papers belonging to the Clockmakers' Company at Guildhall

Catalogue no: 1251
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): E. Beresford Chancellor M.A. F.S.A.
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 15 Language(s): English Publication date: June, 1929
Editor: C. Reginald Grundy Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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An article beginning with a whimsical look at collecting, collectors and collectables, then continues with a description of the WCC collection of watch papers, apparently "discovered" by the Curator and Librarian of the Corporation of London, Mr Douthwaite. 18 examples are illustrated as follows: 1. Bowen, 6 Charing Cross. With image of Old Father Time, "Urn" clock and Zodiac signs 2. Goatley, Canterbury. With figure of women and anchor (Nelson memorial?) 3. Leslie, 230 Oxford Street. With figures of Neptune and Father Time 4. Image of Princess Charlotte on satin
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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