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Maker, probably by: Thomas Gibbard, British
Retailer: Mordecai Miller, American, 1763–1832

Watch

1794–95

Silver, gold, brass, glass, enamel

watch in its case: 2 5/8 × 2 1/4 × 7/8 in. (6.67 × 5.72 × 2.22 cm, 147 g)
Gift of Francis Bacon Trowbridge, B.A. 1887, LL.B. 1890
1943.37A
Geography: 
Made in London
Retailed in Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Owned in Connecticut
Culture: 
American, British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Provenance: 

General Epaphroditus Champion, East Haddam, Conn. (1756-1834); decent through the Champion family to his great great grandson, Francis B. Trowbridge; gift 1943 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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