In 2011 the administrators of Strawberry Mansion, a historic house open the public about a mile north of Mount Pleasant in East Fairmount Park, sold a clock at auction they deemed inconsistent with their furnishing plan. I had the chance to photograph the clock before the auction.

hood

Hood of the clock case.

 

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Detail of the hood.

 

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Detail of the hood.

 

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Detail of the hood.

 

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Three quarter view, front

 

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Detail of the hood.

 

back

Three quarter view, back.

 

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The clock dial. “William Anderson, Lancaster” is engraved along the top of the arch. Lancaster, in the district of Lancashire, England is about 50 miles north of Liverpool.

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