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Verge escapement watch movement by Thomas Tompion and George Graham.
Verge escapement watch movement by Thomas Tompion and George Graham c.1711 The movement has a white enamel dial and steel beetle and poker hands. It is signed on the backplate ‘Tho Tompion, Geo. Graham London 4369’
Gold and leather pair-cased quarter-repeater cylinder watch by George Graham
Gold pair-cased, quarter-repeater, cylinder escapement watch by George Graham. The inner case with edge pierced and engraved, the outer covered with leather studded with gold. White enamel dial with steel beetle hands. Signed dust cap, scratched on the inside with the number 883. Pierced and engraved balance cock with diamond endstone. Quarter-repeating on bell. Signed ‘Geo. Graham London 883’, hallmarked for 1745 – 6
Weather compendium by George Graham
Weather compendium combining cistern mercury barometer, alcohol thermometer and thread hygrometer by George Graham, Fleet Street, London, 1739
George Graham dust cap
Dust cap made for pocket watch (object number 1916-160) with movement number 5925, by George Graham, London, 1688-1751.
Friction demonstration engine, George Graham
King George III
Demonstration of friction bearings made by George Graham, Fleet Street, London, before 1751. Once belonged to Stephen Demainbray.
Pocket Watch in Silver Case, by George Graham, 1725-1750
Cylinder watch in silver case by Geo. Graham, London, no.5223, escape wheel arbor broken, chain missing, silver dial
Pocket Stop Watch in Gold Case by George Graham, 1730-1748
Cylinder stop-watch by Geo. Graham, No.6296, with two keys on an ornamental chain.
Oil painting portrait of George Graham, 1740-1749
Painting. George Graham (1675-1751) / by Thomas Hudson, 1740-1749). Oil on canvas; 120x96cm or 148x122.5x8cm in gilt frame. Portrait, TQL seated beside mercury compensated pendulum in open clock case (see note). George Graham was a clockmaker, geophysicist and inventor. ; invented many valuble astronomical instruments and made the great mural quadrant at Greenwich Observatory for Edmond Halley. Thomas Hudson (1701-1779) was a successful portrait painter of the royal family and well known 'persons of quality'.
Mezzotint print of painting, portrait of George Graham, 1720-1756
Engraving of George Graham, by J. Faber from painting by T. Hudson. Print, Mezzotint 36x26cm, trimmed platemark 25.3cm. Numbered in plate : 5. - "Done from the Original Picture in the Possession of the Right Honble,, GEORGE EARL OF MACCLESFIELD, &c. Portrait, TQL seated beside mercurial pendulum in open clock case. George Graham (1673-1751) Clockmaker, inventor and geophysicist. John Faber Jr (1695-1756) born in Amsterdam, came to England and learned drawing and mezzotint engraving from his father, became a well respected engraver of portraits, this one from an oil painting by Thomas Hudson (1701-1779) a successful English portrait painter.
Model of the dead-beat escapement as invented by George Graham
Model of the dead-beat escapement as invented by George Graham. (Ex. B.C.H. Exhib., No.11)
George Graham signature
Letter, with George Graham signature, with later note detailing him as district locomotive superintendent in 1895 from a letter regarding water during a drought, 1895.
Orrery made by John Rowley for the Earl of Orrery
Orrery, tellurium or planetary model, c. 1712, made for Charles Boyle, the fourth Earl of Orrery by John Rowley, Fleet Street, London.
Cylinder watch in pinchbeck case by Geo. Graham, L
Cylinder watch in pinchbeck case by George Graham, London, movement number.5925 (hands missing and spring broken), 1688-1751. Donated by Evan Roberts in 1916.
Pocket watch by Thomas Tompion
Pocket watch with cylinder escapement and tortoiseshell case made by Thomas Tompion, Fleet Street, London, between 1675 and 1700. Inscribed 'T. Tompion London 3' on the movement and inscribed 'Graham' on the dial.
pocket watch in pair case
Pocket watch with verge escapement and dumb-repeat mechanism made by George Graham, London, 1673-1751, no.448. Complete with pinchbeck pair case and watch papers. Case joint broken.
Portrait of Thomas Mudge (c.1715 – 1794) after Nathaniel Dance
Portrait of Thomas Mudge (C.1715 – 1794) oil on canvas, after Nathaniel Dance, London c.1772.
Quarter-repeating verge bracket clock No.764 by Geo. Graham
Quarter-repeating verge bracket clock No.764 by Geo. Graham, London, in ebonised case. With mock pendulum, date aperture, strike-silent and pendulum rise-and-fall indicators on dial.
Quarter-repeating verge bracket clock No.764 by Geo. Graham
Quarter-repeating verge bracket clock No.764 by Geo. Graham, London, in ebonised case. With mock pendulum, date aperture, strike-silent and pendulum rise-and-fall indicators on dial. With wooden supporting bracket, 1 winding key and 1 door key. (Fret above dial and several small pieces of veneer missing. One side glass panel renewed)
letter of resignation
Letter of resignation, from George Graham, assistant locomotive superintendent who at the age of 67 years is handing in his resignation because of failing health and advancing year, he entered service with the Stockton and Darlington Railway in 1844 and has since had 50 years service with the company, November 1893.
Verge Pocket Watch in Silver Inner Case by Graham, 1770-1773
Verge watch in silver inner case (outer case missing) by Geo. Graham, London, no.5175. Chester hallmarked 1773, verge broken
Graham's brass standard yard
Weighing & Measuring
Graham's brass standard yard. Brass bar measures 42" x 1/2" x 1/4". Engraved "Royal Society 41" "Exch" "Exch" E". F". Divided in feet
model horse box
Model railway wagon, N gauge, private owner, horse box van, Sir George Widgeon, Doncaster, No 2, boxed, by Graham Farish, England (No 2711).
Oak case with key for Graham's brass standard yard in brass
Weighing & Measuring
Oak case with key for Graham's brass standard yard in brass, bar measures 42" x 1/2" x 1/4". Engraved "Royal Society 41" "Exch" "Exch" E". F". Divided in feet
Verge movement, no.8396, by Geo. Graham, incomplete, London, 1673-1751, donated by Evan Roberts in 1916
Verge watch in triple case
Verge watch in triple pinchbeck case, by Ge. Graham, gift from Evan Roberts, London, no.971, 1673-1751
Verge watch with calendar
Verge watch, by Geo. Graham, London (No.4071), with calendar, 1688-1751
Five audio tapes of recordings with British Railways workers mainly based in York and Yorkshire area
Five magnetic reel-to-reel 1/4" audio tapes recorded on 16 and 17 November 1976 or 1982. The tapes are numbered from 1 to 5. According to the notes inside the tapes’ cases, each tape corresponds to the recording of a session of interviews or discussions, with a total of about 90 male participants throughout all sessions. The sessions were likely led by Dr Saunders. Several of these participants have been identified as British Railways workers who worked all or a part of their career in York or Yorkshire area. The following individuals may have participated to these sessions: Ken Appleby (Area Manager, York and Divisional Office, Leeds), John Bellwood (former LNER and BR, shed master, and Chief Mechanical Engineer at the National Railway Museum from 1975-1988), Geoff Bird (shed master at York), Alan Clothier (Divisional Maintenance Engineer, Newcastle), Eric Dalton (Divisional Manager Leeds), Arthur Dean (Chief Civil Engineer, York), Arthur Dytch (Deputy General Manager, York), Mike Fossett (Management services, York), Gordon Graham (Regional Operating Manager, York), Dick Hardy (shed master in East Anglia and at Stewarts Lane, Battersea), John Holt (British Railways Board Operations, York), Ernie Jefferson (Area’s Manager Organisation, Hull), George Mackie (Divisional Manager, Leeds), Mr McGregor (Divisional Manager, Hull), Geoffrey Myers (Deputy General Manager, York, and Vice Chairman of British Railways Board), Stanley Raymond (General Manager, York), John Thompson (Divisional Manager, Newcastle).