A longcase clock, also tall-case clock, grandfather clock or floor clock, is a freestanding, weight-driven, pendulum clock with the pendulum held inside the tower, or waist of the case. The case often features elaborately carved ornamentation on the hood, or bonnet, which surrounds and frames the dial, or clock face. The English clockmaker William Clement is credited with the development of this form in 1670. Most longcase clocks are striking clocks, which means they sound the time on each hour or fraction of an hour. The terms "grandfather", "grandmother", and "granddaughter" have all been applied to longcase clocks.
The size of the print: 9,6" x 6,3" (24,5 x 16 cm) including its border.
Printed in 1905, Bibliographisches Institut Leipzig Germany, as an illustration for "Brockhaus' Konversations Lexikon".
The print is in good condition and the paper shows its age with creamy patina, perfect for framing.
Concerning the age of the paper - cca. 110 years - some spots can be occured on the margin and the reverse side, but these do not effect the quality of the print itself as it can be seen on the scan.
Please note, that by antique prints due to their age some imperfections are to be expected.
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