This longcase clock was presented to the Foundling Hospital in 1750 by John Ellicott, one of the most important watch and clockmakers of the 18th century.
Long-case clock by John Ellicott, c. 1740
© The Foundling Museum
- Height: 284 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Nicholas and Judith Goodison through The Art Fund
Ellicott supervised the making and installation of the clocks in the Foundling Hospital, which was built between 1742 and 1752; he became a Governor of the Hospital in 1759.
Presented to the Foundling Hospital by John Ellicott, 1750; The Coram Family; Nicholas and Judith Goodison.