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Drum Recorder and Drive

Drum Recorder and Drive

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Description
The inscription on the bracket of this drum recorder reads “A. Hahl & Co. Baltimore, MD.” That on the clock movement reads “Seth Thomas Thomaston Conn 7.” August Hahl was a German who arrived in the United States in 1870, and settled in Washington, D.C. He moved to Baltimore in 1874. Seth Thomas was a clock maker, and the name of a clock-making firm. Thomaston, once a section of Plymouth, Connecticut, was incorporated as a separate town in 1875.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Drum Recorder and Drive
maker
A. Hahl & Co.
Thomas, Seth
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Measurements
overall: 19 cm x 35.5 cm x 25.3 cm; 7 15/32 in x 13 31/32 in x 9 31/32 in
overall: 7 1/8 in x 14 in x 10 1/16 in; 18.0975 cm x 35.56 cm x 25.55875 cm
ID Number
PH.325966
accession number
256314
catalog number
325966
Credit Line
Wofford College
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National Museum of American History
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