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Clock, Gallery Wall

Title Clock, Gallery Wall
Artist/Maker Simon Willard
Date 1837
Medium Mahogany dial, gilded frame, metal, paint
Dimensions h. 51 x w. 37 x d. 5 in. (h. 129.54 x w. 93.98x d. 12.7 cm)
Credit Line U.S. Senate Collection
Accession Number 54.00002.000

  • Object Description
  • This clock is located in the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the Senate wing of the Capitol.

    Preserving Punctuality: The Old Supreme Court Clock
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
  • Inscription (etched on the exterior of the brass movement): Made by Simon / Willard in his 85th / year 1837 / Roxbury July / the 4 [?]; and (engraved on the brass pendulum face) MADE BY / SIMON WILLARD, / in the 85th year of his age. / BOSTON, JULY, 1837.