Brass, other metal, glass
Overall: 3 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 15.9 cm )
painted in black: on dial: "THOMAS POWELL / 1846 / SETH THOMAS / U.S.A."
Circular brass ship's clock with removable glass front over silver painted sheet brass dial with black painted Roman numerals and other inscriptions; pierced with two holes for winding key; smaller, second-counting dial set above central dial.
The inscription "THOMAS POWELL / 1846" was most likely added by the collector, George W. Murdock.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.