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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF6172

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Samuel Toulmin, British, active 1757 - 1783

Dimensions

93 x 22 3/4 x 12 in. (236.22 x 57.79 x 30.48 cm)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Brown University

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island, and made in London
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Rev. David Benedict (1779–1874), Pawtucket, Rhode Island; by descent to his daughter Maria M. Benedict (died 1891), Pawtucket, Rhode Island; by descent to her nephew John Gano Benedict. Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Associated names

John Gano
Rev. David Benedict
Maria M. Benedict
John Gano Benedict

See also


Bibliography

"Historic Clocks: Brown University," http://library.brown.edu/cds/clocks/renderclock.php?xmlfile=toulmin.xml (accessed January 19, 2015).
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 112n21, 318n1, 320nn4–5.