Watch, Pocket

Object number
97.18.1 A
Creator
Arnold, John
Date
circa 1773
Description
Gold watch with case covers on either side. To expose the face of the watch press down on the crown. Watch face is a white background with simple, black Roman numerals. Opposite the back case cover are engraved names and dates.
A marine pocket watch believed to have been made as part of the race to determine longitude at sea by John Arnold of London. #4 in a series of five marine timekeepers made by Arnold.
Materials
gold
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen Cronkhite Chester
Object Types
chronometers, pocket watches
Subjects
Clarke Family
Related People & Organizations
Arnold, John (associated)
Phipps, Capt. (associated)
Clarke, Henry Audley (associated)
Clarke, W.A. (associated)
Clarke, Audley (associated)
Clarke, Peleg (associated)
Raymond, Frances (associated)