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exhibition of early English lantern clocks

Jeff Darken

exhibition of early English lantern clocks

by Jeff Darken

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Published by [The Society] in [London?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

StatementJeff Darken & John Hooper.
ContributionsHooper, John., Antiquarian Horological Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination29p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17522009M

  Afaik English lantern clocks were made from around right up to the nineteenth century in some shape or form. The earliest ones had balance wheel escapements until the introduction of the pendulum into England around though many of these were subsequently converted to use a pendulum and anchor escapement.   Early lantern clocks were invariably single-handed and 30 hour with back to back trains, they were weight driven and not wound through the dial. The earliest ones prior to the introduction of the pendulum into England had balance wheel escapements.

In a wider context, James I was King of England, the Clockmakers Company had not yet been established and the English Civil War, the Fire of London and the Great Plague were decades away. The era is recognised as the 'First Period' of lantern clockmaking - see White 'The English Lantern Clock', Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge BADA member Nigel Raffety of Raffety Ltd is one of two private clock collectors that have collaborated to stage an outstanding exhibition of early English clocks at Bonhams London premises until September The exhibition also features third party loans, including contributions from the Science Museum, the Clockmakers Company and the Collection of the 5th Lord Harris from Belmont House.

  Brian Loomes, a specialist clock dealer, in his book on lantern clocks traces their evolution from the early through the mid when they went out of style. Early ones had a balance wheel escapement. Around the pendulum was created and these clocks used a verge escapement and then transitioned to a long pendulum around English Lantern Clock. Value () | $1, Retail Watch. Read Appraisal Transcript. GUEST: Well, I brought in a clock. It was my grandmother's, and she passed away several years ago.


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Exhibition of early English lantern clocks by Jeff Darken Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the original scholarly study of the English lantern clock, the earliest form of domestic clock in common use. The author, Sir George White is an acknowledged authority on the subject and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.

The book covers the history and development of the London lantern clock across the First Period 5/5(1). to a standard-size London clock by William Selwood from the s (left), the clock is wider and due to the short feet appears to be squatter.

Cruciform movement bars on lantern clocks, and later on thirty-hour posted-frame longcase clocks, are specific to English clocks File Size: KB. The Exhibition was accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue written by Richard Garnier, a horological and architectural historian and Leo Hollis, an author who has previously written two books on the history of London; The Phoenix: The Men Who Made Modern London and The Stones of London: A History Through Twelve Buildings.

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Possible transitional clocks are considered, but none can be regarded as a precursor to the English lantern clock.

ENGLISH LANTERN CLOCKS by George White published insame title as Hana but a much larger book with pages and about photographs. Out of print. LANTERN CLOCKS, my own book published in with pages and photographs. Still in print – see Books. Early English Lantern Clocks This book is the catalogue for an exceptional exhibition of rare lantern clocks.

Includes over 50 high quality photographs and useful information for collectors interested in good, original lantern clocks. Special offers and product promotionsAuthor: Two private clock collectors collaborated to stage an outstanding exhibition of early English clocks at the prestigious venue of Bonhams, New Bond Street, London in September A fine and rare early lantern clock by William Selwood at the mermaid, Lowthborough circa An exceptionally original good and Early chamber clock by a fine maker with an early conversion from balance wheel to verge escapement.

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Please telephone to make arrangements, or contact us by tments are available 7 days a week. I am a real lantern clock collector and can tell you with authority that this DVD was obviously put together by someone with no meaningful knowledge of English Lantern Clocks.

The text is very, very superficial. The cover page says it all. The cover is a photo of a lantern clock 1/5(1). OCLC Number: Description: 57, [5] pages: color illustrations ; 30 cm: Contents: Thomas Harvie fecit, c.

--First period lantern clock, Bowyer workshop c. --William Bowyer, London fecit, c. --Claudius Malbrank, c. --First period lantern clock c. Possibly John Cattle --William Bowyer in Leaden Hall Street at London fecit, c.

--George Newtn Mee Feset, c. Published on This is from our second exhibition in of early domestic C17th Lantern clocks which will spanned the years It was a unique opportunity to see some of the.

antique lantern clock Learn about Lantern Clock The lantern clock is so named because of the resemblance of the outlines of the clock to a lantern, emphasised by rectangular shaped case with pillars to each side, capped by the domed bell that sits on and covers most of the top of the clock, which is surmounted by a finial.

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Clocks were first made on the continent, at first of iron with iron wheels, and then later with brass wheels. My study attributing a full sized London lantern clock (as surfaced - DEC ) as a product from the workshops of Peter Closon – ‘Neer Holburn Bridge’ London’, a prolific maker of these clocks from in the Lothbury clockmakers’ district in London.

LANTERN CLOCKS & Their Makers by Brian Loomes Lantern Clocks & Their Makers is a detailed survey in twenty-eight chapters of the development of the lantern clock in Britain from its origins in the late sixteenth century, until its demise in the late eighteenth century and includes some unique and previously unrecorded examples from the very earliest period.

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