Ship's clock

Title:
Ship's clock
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Oak, brass, other metal, glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 10 in. ( 8.9 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Octagonal oak ship's clock with circular dial; glass window set in brass frame with hinge and latch; Roman numerals and other numbers on dial printed in black on white paper applied to sheet metal backing; bronze plaque with inscription below dial.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number: 
1941.817
Marks: 
printed in black: on dial: "THE NEW HAVEN CLOCK CO. / NEW HAVEN CONN." and "MADE IN USA" engraved: on bronze plaque: "1863 -- M. MARTIN -- 1918"
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group