Weekly Scotsman

20,000 Plants Go to Make Edinburgh's Floral Clock

Catalogue no: 1297
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 7 Language(s): English Publication date: Apr. 20th, 1950
Editor: Publisher: Weekly Scotsman
Dimensions: 670mm x 480mm Condition: Fragile and yellowing
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As much a horticultural as a horological article, this is mostly a story in pictures. A few lines are included on the origin of this clock as well as verses from "The Garden" by Andrew Marvell. Photographs as follows; 1. General picture of Edinburgh's Floral Clock 2. Mr Laurie Brown and another man holding the hands of the clock 3. Gardener Peter Mitchell with plants for the clock 4. Another similar to 3. 5. Workmen carrying the hands of the clock up steps in Princes Street Gardens 6. The turret clock movement used to drive the floral hands, maintained by Messrs. James Ritchie
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
Search terms: Turret Clocks
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