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American Decorative Arts
Maker: William Hudson, American

Tall Case Clock

probably 1775

Cherry (primary); sweet gum (back board); Southern white cedar (back and top of hood); white pine (other wood in hood and glue blocks)

97 9/16 × 21 3/4 × 18 7/8 in. (247.8 × 55.2 × 47.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2071
Geography: 
Made in Mount Holly, New Jersey
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York. Gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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), 94–97, no. 19, 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.