Clocks of New York : an illustrated history /

"This illustrated work chronicles the history of public clocks in New York City. It discusses the premiere clock-makers of the 19th century such as the Ansonia Clock Company and the Self Winding Clock Company, the heyday of American public clock making and the ever-increasing importance of cloc...

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Author / Creator:DeSantis, Chris.
Imprint:Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2006.
Description:vii, 255 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Clocks and watches -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Clock and watch makers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Clock and watch makers.
Clocks and watches.
New York (State) -- New York.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6274471
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Other authors / contributors:Parmar, Vinit.
ISBN:0786426802 (illustrated case binding : alk. paper)
9780786426805
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-251) and index.
Summary:"This illustrated work chronicles the history of public clocks in New York City. It discusses the premiere clock-makers of the 19th century such as the Ansonia Clock Company and the Self Winding Clock Company, the heyday of American public clock making and the ever-increasing importance of clocks. Photographs of subject pieces and an index are included"--Provided by publisher.