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Maker: Ezra Kelley, American, 1798 - 1895
Maker: Nathaniel Shepherd, American, 1795 - 1882
Partnership: Kelley and Sheperd

Tall Clock

1822

Mahogany, cherry, and white pine

238.1 x 55.9 x 26 cm (93 3/4 x 22 x 10 1/4 in.)
Bequest of Josephine D. Thacher in memory of her husband, Raymond Leonard Thacher
1964.54.2
Geography: 
Made in Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Status: 
Viewable by appointment
Bibliography: 

Edwin A. Battison and Patricia E. Kane, The American Clock, 1725–1865: The Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1973), 82–85, no. 16, ill.

Brock Jobe, Gary R. Sullivan, and Jack O’Brien, Harbor and Home: Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts, 1710–1850 (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009), 283–85, pl. 95.2–95.3, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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