The clock was made in the Liverpool area at the height of the area's international importance as a centre of horological expertise.
Astronomical table clock by Thomas Barry, 1787
© Walker Art Gallery
- Mahogany, brass & steel
- 91 x 42 x 42 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £42,500 ( Total: £250,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Raffety & Walwyn
This clock shows the movement of the sun and moon, planets and stars, and is in full working order.
Raffled at Mr Forshaw's Hotel, Liverpool, circa 1787; Jack Guest, Liverpool, circa 1900; then by descent; Brightwells, Leominster, 2000.
Free to all
Daily, 10am – 5pm
Closed 25 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan