Andre Romain Guilmet. <em>Clock, Part of a Five Piece Clock Garniture</em>, ca. 1880. Nickel-plated metal, glass, paper, mercury, height: 15 1/2 x 8 x 8 in. (39.4 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcus S. Friedlander, by exchange, 2009.49.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2009.49.1-.5_PS6.jpg)

Clock, Part of a Five Piece Clock Garniture

Artist:Andre Romain Guilmet

Medium: Nickel-plated metal, glass, paper, mercury

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Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: height: 15 1/2 x 8 x 8 in. (39.4 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)

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Museum Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, 4th Floor

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Accession Number: 2009.49.1

Image: 2009.49.1-.5_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Clock with thermometer and month calendar, upper section comprises a thermometer with measurement in 'Fahrenheit' on one side and 'Reaumur' on the other,mid section is a large globe with at top, a small rectangular glass window, with a month calendar,printed in black ink on textile, text in French,turning mechanism of calendar are mirrored,two small cog wheels on pins; beneath calendar, the central section of globe comprises a white clock dial, with black roman numerals for hours and a single hour and minute hand. Beneath clock are attached individual industrial tools such as tuning fork, hammer and compass and cog wheel, the whole on a flat disc base,on four protruding feet.

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