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Railroad Watch

Maker:
Barraud & Lund  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (case material)
fire gilt (dial finish material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
pocket watch
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1853
Related Publication:
Stephens, Carlene E.. On Time: How America Has Learned to Live by the Clock
Daybooks of William Bond and Son
Dodge, Albert O.. An Early Railroad Watch
Blackwell, Dana J.. Early Railroad Timekeeping
Credit Line:
Gift of Dana Blackwell
ID Number:
1999.0278.01
Catalog number:
1999.0278.01
Accession number:
1999.0278
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Measuring & Mapping
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1204723

Richard Bond Clock Escapement Video Documentation: videotapes

Creator:
Todd, W. David (William David)  Search this
Stephens, Carlene E., 1949-  Search this
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Names:
William Bond and Son.  Search this
Bond, Richard F. (inventor)  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Oral history
Videotapes
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Date:
1997-12-07
Scope and Contents note:
2.5 hours of videotape documenting a succession of clock escapements invented by Richard F. Bond in the 19th century. Bond's invention was called isodynamic escapement.
Arrangement:
1 series: 5 items (original videotapes only).
Related Archival Materials:
Two of the three regulators videotaped are located in the Division of the History of Technology collections, NMAH.
Provenance:
Made for the national Museum of American History, December 17, 1997.
Restrictions:
Some oral histories are restricted; others unrestricted for research use on site by appointment. This collection is not available for research purposes until user copies are made.
Rights:
Museum owns all rights to this videotape.
Topic:
Inventors -- 19th century  Search this
Time clocks  Search this
Time  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clocks and watches -- Escapements  Search this
Horology  Search this
Inventions -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral history -- 1950-2000
Videotapes
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Citation:
Richard Bond Clock Escapement Video Documentation, 1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0682
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0682

Section 1, Platform 1 - William Bond and Son, astronomical regulator, 1983

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-299, National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa17-299-refidd1e4277

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