Time in Scotland. (Scottish Clocks and Watches)

Catalogue no: 1280
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Catherine Carswell
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 13 Language(s): English Publication date: Oct., 1936
Editor: Publisher: SMT Magazine (Scottish Country Life)
Dimensions: 305mm x 230mm Condition: Good
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Notes:
An article covering the origin of Scottish clock and watch making with descriptions of (mostly) early examples. Article is illustrated with photographs as follows; 1. Unique musical and automata table clock by John Smith of Pittenweem 2. Longcase clock by John Rankin of Cumnock 3. Astronomical/astrological longcase clock by James Craig of Glasgow 4. Musical longcase clock by John Hamilton of Glasgow 5. Interesting calendar clock (perpetual?), c.1863, by Thomas Keegan, Edinburgh 6. Alexander Bain electric pendulum wall clock 7. Lantern clock in carved wooden long case by Humphrey Mills (Mylne), Edinburgh 8. Lantern clock by Humphrey Mills (Mulne), Edinburgh 9. Watch owned by Robert Burns (pair cased verge?) 10. Watch owned by the Earl of Glencairn (pair case, champleve dial) 11. Oval watch by David Ramsey, early 17th century, with calendar and bearing Royal Coat of Arms 12. Octagonal watch in gilt metal case signed "Hieronymous Hamilthon Scotus me fecit 1595". Dial side 13. Side view of same watch.
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
Search terms: Antique Clocks, Antique Watches
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