Longcase clock movement by John and James Harrison

Made:
1726-1728 in Barrow-upon-Humber
maker:
John Harrison
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Striking, weight-driven longcase clock movement by John & James
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museumum

Striking, weight-driven longcase clock movement by John & James
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museumum

Striking, weight-driven longcase clock movement by John & James
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Striking, weight-driven longcase clock movement by John & James
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

L2015-3436_(0005)
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museumum

Striking, weight-driven longcase clock movement by John & James Harrison, Barrow, Lincolnshire, c.1726 – 8. Wooden frame and wheelwork, grasshopper escapement, grid-iron pendulum. Eight-day duration. The grasshopper escapement, pendulum, count-wheel, hammer and bell are not original to the clock and were added in the 1970's. The frame and wheelwork are original.

Clockmakers Museum No. 552

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3436
Materials:
oak (wood), brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), lead (metal) and lignum vitae (wood)
type:
longcase clock movement and grasshopper escapement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers