Overall: 2 3/4 x 7 1/8 in. ( 7 x 18.1 cm )
printed in black: on face: "CHELSEA" and "GEORGE E. BUTLER / SAN FRANCISCO" and "BETHLEHEM SHIPBUILDING CORPN. LTD. / SAN FRANCISCO CAL." impressed: on back of clock: "CHELSEA / CLOCK CO."
Circular clock with heavy cylindrical brass frame with flaring rims; dial with numbers incised and painted in black on brown ground; smaller second-counting dial above central dial.
According to the accession records, this clock came from the ship "The City of New York," which Admiral Richard Byrd used for his South Pole expedition.
Gift of Dr. Frederick Griffith
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.