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From: Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and his Clockmaking Family," A Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 21, fig. 10
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5372

Maker

Clockmaker William Claggett, 1694–1749
Casemaker Unknown

Dimensions

89 20 3/16 11 in. (226.1 51.3 27.9 cm)

Date

1720–30

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Associated names

Carlton Coggeshall Brownell
George Brownell
Jonathan Brownell
Sylvester Brownell
Jonathan Brownell
Frederick R. Brownell, Sr.
Frederick R. Brownell Jr.

Bibliography

Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 21, fig. 10.
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), 111n7.