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Early clockmaking in Connecticut.

Penrose R. Hoopes

Early clockmaking in Connecticut.

by Penrose R. Hoopes

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Published by Published for the Tercentenary Commission by the Yale University Press in [New Haven] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut
    • Subjects:
    • Clock and watch making -- Connecticut

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesConnecticut. Tercentenary Commission. Committee on Historical Publications. [Tercentenary pamphlet series, XXIII]
      ContributionsTercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut. Committee on Historical Publications.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS543.U6 H63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26, [2] p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6307723M
      LC Control Number34020414
      OCLC/WorldCa371932

      Connecticut is the where clockmaking in the United States began. During the early days of the colonies, all brass works came from England. The cabinets and clock construction could be done here but the British demanded that the brass clock works had to come from Europe. Hardcover with dust jacket and original cardboard slip case. x inches. Pages, 56 b/w photographs. Part One covers the clockmaking trade in 18th century Connecticut, and includes sections on early clocks, brass works clocks, wood works clocks, and public or "tower" clocks.

      Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications. Overview. Works: (Book) Connecticut Tercentenary bulletins, no. by Tercentenary Early clockmaking in Connecticut by Penrose R Hoopes. Eli Terry worked for the rest of his life improving on his production methods, and perfecting his designs. Eli Terry died in , and he is remembered as one of the geniuses of Connecticut clockmaking. If you're interested in the people and history of Connecticut, visit the NETSTATE Connecticut State Book Store. for some of our reading.

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Connecticut’s clock and watch industry traces its roots to when Thomas Harland (), an English clockmaker, arrived in Norwich, Connecticut. He set up shop there, repairing watches and making clock movements with brass gears and finely engraved dials.

[Americana] [Connecticut Clockmaking] Early to mid 19th-century Manuscript Business Account Book relating to Clock Manufacture in Connecticut (Plymouth, Connecticut), ().

4to (8 x 6 1/2 inches; x mm). Original sheep-backed boards, rubbed and worn, binding broken. [Americana] [Connecticut Clockmaking] Early to mid 19th-century Manuscript Business Account Book relating to Clock Manufacture in Connecticut (Plymouth, Connecticut), ().

4to (8 x 6 1/2 inches; x mm). Original sheep-backed boards, rubbed and worn, binding broken. Approximately pp. - Eli Terry, a clockmaker from Connecticut, introduced mass production to the clockmaking industry. - Many small firms emerged in the wake of Terry's success, copying his process and product.

- By the s, the market was flooded with Connecticut-made wooden movement shelf clocks which were soldin cities and frontier towns alike. The depression of crippled American industry, closing about 90 percent of the Northeast's factories.

The clock industry was not immune, and weaker firms folded. The industry received a much-needed boost with the introduction in of an inexpensive brass movement shelf clock by Chauncey Jerome () of Bristol, Connecticut.

Early Watch Case Makers of England to by Philip Priestley, ISBN13 Clockmakers & Clockmaking in Maine by Joseph R. Katra Jr., Order this publication from the NAWCC Store. ISBN13 The story of the clock and watch industry in Connecticut begins in when Thomas Harland arrived in Norwich, Connecticut, from England.

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early families of Connecticut Family History Library. Title: Early Clockmaking in Connecticut Author: Penrose R. Hoopes Description: Staple-bound booklet has light sun toning and a little light wear to edges. Name on inside of front cover. All other pages are clean.

Reprint of original publication, November, Binding: Staple bound. Inclockmaker Thomas Harland arrived in Connecticut from England and set up a shop in Norwich. There he made and repaired timepieces consisting largely of intricate, handmade brass gears.

His apprentice, Daniel Burnap, learned the craft well and established his own business in what eventually became South Windsor. Suzanne McCullough, Early Clockmaking (mural study, Thomaston, Connecticut Post Office),oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Internal Revenue Service through the General Services Administration, According to Penrose R.

Hoopes in Connecticut Clockmakers of the Eighteenth Century “this Guilford Clock was the first steeple clock setup in Connecticut. Its maker was a thoroughly trained and skillful clockmaker, but no examples of domestic clocks made by Parmele have been found.”.

Clockmaking got its start here by the shipment of movements from Connecticut. Riley Whiting sent parts instead of whole movements to Scottsville, where they were assembled, cased, and labeled with the name of a local man.

Chauncey Boardman sent entire movements to Newark, where they were cased and labeled.Books for Kids provides books on request from within Connecticut, not out of state.

Read to Grow asks that any request is made at least 4 weeks in advance. If books are needed sooner, please complete the appropriate request form and contact a Books for Kids Coordinator at Harland learned his trade in England and came to Boston in in the ship from which the tea was thrown overboard in Boston Harbor.

Very likely he and Paul Revere brushed elbows on Beacon Hill. He settled in Norwich, Connecticut, later in the same year and opened a clockmaking shop which he conducted until his death in