Clockmaking in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century - The Industrialized Manufacture of Domestic Mechanical Clocks


By John Glanville
ISBN: 9781847978950
PUBLISHED: 14/10/2015
PAGES: 368
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 280x215 mm
INSIDE: 677 colour photographs and 339 black & white illustrations

Over a decade John Glanville and Bill Wolmuth undertook an important horological project for the British Museum. This involved establishing a representative collection, for the Museum, of twentieth-century domestic mechanical clocks made in England and Wales using industrialized manufacturing methods. This remarkable book is the culmination of their efforts.


  • Provides a comprehensive history of each significant manufacturer, including the principal people involved
  • Covers the various mechanical clock movements that were produced
  • Presents previously unpublished research about the manufacturers, the clocks they made and the dates when they were manufactured
  • Indicates how readers can identify and date almost all of the clocks they are likely to encounter
  • Contains a useful glossary and over 500 bibliographical references


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