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Object ID # 1956.015.013
Object Name Clock
Other Name Clock face
Title Wag-o-the-Wa Clock
Lexicon category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description This is a Scottish-style "Wag-o-the-Wa" clock with a painted wooden face. The clock face is hand- painted in a tole or folk art style. It features flora. The numerals are Roman but 60, 15, 30 and 45 are painted on the face as well. The colours are red, and green, with some yellow. The shape of the face is a square with a narrower half circle added to the top. The clock does not have a case, and the gears and other mechanisms are exposed in the back.
Provenance Manufacturer unknown.

Last owned by Aubrey Holmes, who resided in Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Horology, 19th-c Collection
Material Wood/Paint
Dimensions W-30 L-42 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Holmes, George
Holmes, Aubrey
Subjects Scotland
Clockmakers
Timekeeping