Long-case astronomical clock by W Barker

Clock with eight-day movement & barometer.

Details

Medium:
Oak, mahogany veneer, silver & brass
Dimensions:
274 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £12,000)
Acquired in:
1975
Vendor:
J Klein Antiques

The dial indicates New & Old Style Calendar, civil, ecclesiastical, & political dates, signs of the Zodiac, position of sun above the horizon, times of high tide at London. Liverpool, Bristol & Hull, etc.

Provenance

R.H.Wade

Venue details

World Museum William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EN 0151 478 4393 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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