Eli Terry and the Connecticut shelf clock

by Roberts, Kenneth D.

Publisher: Ken Roberts Pub. Co. in Fitzwilliam, N.H

Written in English
Published: Pages: 376 Downloads: 320
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  • Connecticut,
  • Plymouth

Subjects:

  • Terry, Eli, 1772-1852.,
  • Clock and watch making -- Connecticut -- Plymouth -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Clock and watch makers -- Connecticut -- Plymouth -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

StatementKenneth D. Roberts, Snowden Taylor.
ContributionsTaylor, Snowden.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTS543.U6 R642 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 376 p. :
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1229517M
LC Control Number94231014
OCLC/WorldCa31455916

Between roughly and , American clockmaking changed from a handicraft to an industry. The principal setting for this transformation was western Connecticut, the principal product was the wooden clock movement, and the main character was Eli Terry (). Eight Day Wood Movement Shelf Clocks--Their Cases, Their Movements, Their Makers; NAWCC Bulletin Supplement 19; Spring by Rogers, Bryan And Snowden Taylor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at An identical clock is pictured and described in the book, "Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock", Second Edition Revised, by Kenneth D. Roberts and Snowden Taylor, pages The Antique Clocks Price Guide database contains actual sales information about this piece and more t other antique clocks. Find great deals on eBay for terry clock and antique clock. Shop with confidence. Eli Terry Connecticut Shelf Clock Ken Roberts Snowden Taylor Revised 2nd ED NOS. C $; Buy It Now ELI TERRY American Clock Maker GROLIER HISTORY STORY OF AMERICA CARD. C .

"Eli Terry and The Connecticut Shelf Clock" (2nd Edition) by Ken Roberts and Snowden Taylor. The most comprehensive book ever written about the development of the wooden movement Connecticut shelf clock. Many excellent photos of cases, movements and labels. I can't recommend this book highly enough! Eli Terry. Born: Ap Place: East Windsor, Connecticut Died: Febru Place: Plymouth, Connecticut Eli Terry was born on Ap in East Windsor, a young boy of 14, he was accepted as an apprentice clockmaker under the guidance of Daniel Burnap. He learned the trade well, and when he he went into business for himself. Eli Terry Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. , scroll top case, freestanding turned columns, beautiful hand painted dial with flowers and raised gilt corners, reverse painted tablet, label, “Patent Clocks, made and sold at Plyouth, Connecticut by Eli Terry, Inventor and Patentee”, has hand written name and date () written on label. About the authors: A retired professor of physics from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, noted author and horological researcher Snowden Taylor (), is perhaps best known as co-author with the late Kenneth D. Roberts, of the book entitled Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock (2 nd ed., ).

Find great deals on eBay for eli terry clock and pillar scroll clock. Shop with confidence.   Note: These rare examples of the birth of mass production in clockmaking are discussed and illustrated in Kenneth Roberts and Snowden Taylor, Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock (revised. Horologist Eli Terry & His Clocks Biography. Eli Terry was born Ap , at East Windsor, now known as South Windsor, Connecticut. His knowledge of clockmaking was gained from Thomas Harland and the horologist Terry, sometimes spelled Terri, made his first wooden clock in It is still in going order, and the following note concerning it appeared in the Hartford .

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Eli Terry and the Connecticut shelf clock Hardcover – January 1, by Kenneth D Roberts (Author)Cited by: 1. Eli Terry and the Connecticut shelf clock Hardcover – January 1, by Kenneth D Roberts (Author)5/5(1).

Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(2). ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations, facsimiles, portrait ; 29 cm: Contents: Introduction --Successes with Plymouth tall clocks --Introduction of the shelf clock --The five-wheeled train movement --The patent suit: Terry vs.

Thomas --Chauncey Jerome: the promoter --Ephraim Downs: clockmaker & miller --Samuel Terry. This book is a Limited Edition, #/, signed by the author Kenneth D.

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Eli Terry. Eli Terry was born in East Windsor, Conn., on Ap to Huldah and Samuel Terry. Terry learned clock making from Daniel Burnap (), who was also a goldsmith and watch repairman.

Burnap learned clock making from Thomas Harland, an Englishman. The story begins with Eli Terry who was trained by Daniel Burnap to manufacture 8-day brass tall clock movements.

However, Terry decided to make more eco - Overview of Connecticut Wooden Shelf Clock Movements: Terry, Groaner, and Torrington by Andrew H. Dervan, FNAWCC (MI) Figure 1. Eli Terry’s wooden strap wooden movement with count Size: KB.

Eli Terry began to mass-produce his austere but serviceable box clock (See Cat. ) in and immediately proceeded to refine it. The plain box case acquired a pair of slender pillars on the sides, scrollwork on top, and a set of graceful feet.

A dial was added, and the lower portion of the glass door was reverse-painted. In the movement, Terry experimented with. Eli Terry and the Connecticut shelf clock book Eli Terry and the Connecticut shelf clock.

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Roberts, Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock. Eli Terry was born in East Windsor on Ap He was the son of Samuel and Huldah (Burnham) Terry. He served his apprenticeship to Daniel Burnap until In he developed this Pillar and Scroll design and Patented it J Sold.

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More Information. More Information; Subject: Horology: Publishing City: Bristol. Author: Roberts. InThomas left the business to go out on his own. Three years later, fresh from the training he received in Waterbury, Chauncey Jerome joined forces with Eli Terry.

The two men produced Terry’s new shelf clocks with such success that clock manufacturing enterprises began popping up all over Connecticut. The design was made and perfected by Eli Terry, one of the most noted of the early clock makers in Connecticut.

Terry's "pillar-and-scroll" shelf clock was first made in Seth Thomas, another clock maker, paid Terry one thousand dollars for the right to use this design. Eli Terry also developed a wooden movement for a clock that was small enough to sit on a shelf or mantel. This reduced the cost in both the movement and the case.

Shelf clocks became part of the stock-in-trade of Yankee peddlers. Terry’s innovations and the work of his successors. Eli Terry: | | | |Eli Terry Sr.| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

“Ephraim Downs, Bristol, Conn.”, column and splat shelf clock, ca He made clocks for himself and several others until Unlike most clock makers he survived the recession while many others failed.

This mahogany veneered case has the original columns and splat with stenciling visible on the splat and barely on the columns. Eli Terry and the Connecticut shelf clock by Kenneth D Roberts ISBN ISBN X Hardcover; Bristol, Ct: Ken Roberts Pub.

Co. Eli Terry’s Pillar Scroll Top Case clock was widely used and copied. Aroundclockmakers would begin one or two dozen at a time, using no machinery, first marking out with a square and compass then cutting the wheels and teeth with a saw and jack-knife, a very slow and tedious process, says Chauncey Jerome in his book History of the.

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This is rare stenciled column, stenciled splat and stenciled case shelf clock that was manufactured by Eli Terry Jr., of Plymouth Connecticut. It was made circa The case is constructed in mahogany, mahogany veneer and New England white pine wood. Shelf Clocks: SOLD: $10, Eli Terry Shelf Clock Fine Art & Antiques Prices Realized: Shelf Clocks: SOLD: $5, Rare Eli Terry Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock Fine Art & Antique Auction, Day 2 - Featuring The Evan Edwards Estate Clock.

Eli Terry Clock—The Eli Terry Pillar & Scroll Clock was the first shelf clock built in the United States. Eighteenth century clocks used wooden movements which were too deep for a shelf clock.

Construction was limited to tall clocks. Eli Terry developed and patented a thin wooden movement in and the Connecticut shelf clock industry was born. It is a product of Eli Terry's "Ireland" shop, and in that class of movements that is identical to the Porter Contract movements in every way except for the iron oxide ink numerical notations on the dial and seatboard- see Philip Morris's tall case book or Taylor and Roberts's "Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock" for details.

The Pillar and Scroll clock sold for about $15, and was distributed from door to door by Yankee peddlers on wagons, thus making mantle clocks more affordable to the regular person.

Eli Terry’s two sons Eli Jr. and Henry also took up clock making, and in he established Eli Terry & Sons. Eli Terry by Henry Hart & Son, Goshen, CT shelf clock. Beautiful clock, all original with pendulum, key and weights. Painting on glass is beautifuly sailing ships, gold boarder, gold stenciling, hand painted dial with flowers and gold accents.

Label reads: Terry's Patent, Manufactured by Henry Hart & Son, Goshen, CT. Clock and watch makers -- Connecticut -- Plymouth -- History -- 19th century. Eli Terry and the Connecticut shelf clock / Kenneth D. Roberts, Snowden Taylor. - Version details - Trove.DESCRIPTION: Eli Terry and Sons pillar and scroll shelf clock.

Plymouth, Connecticut. Gold accented dial with painted floral decoration and Roman numerals, reverse painted glass panel, brass urn finials.Buy Eli Terry & the Connecticut Shelf Clock by Kenneth D Roberts online at Alibris.

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