Clock

Title
Clock, Empress of Japan
Object ID
000.039.001
Category
Communication Artifacts, Time Keeping T & E
Materials
Wood, glass, brass
Description

Ship’s clock from Empress of Japan. White face with black Roman numerals. Two hands. Slow-Fast adjustment slot at top of card. Secondhand sits below XII. Brass collar to glass face with hinge on right side and thumb latch to left. Wood has been carved in pattern of rope around circumference.

A brass bracket with hole sit atop and below for securing to bulkhead. A wooden stand measuring approximately 28 cm by 8 cm with a curved top for accepting clock is also included. A brass clock key sits with this.

Related vessels
RMS Empress of Japan (II)