Canada Clock Factory Label, c.1980s


Description
Creator:
Jane Varkaris, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A colour photograph of a label from a clock made at the Canada Clock Company Factory in Whitby, Ontario circa 1872.
Notes:
The Canada Clock Company was located on the southeast corner of Brock and Colborne Streets. The factory was the first clock factory in Canada. Originally owned and operated by the Collin brothers, (William F., John F. and Edward) in 1872, the Canada Clock Company Factory operated in Whitby until 1876 when the equipment was sold to a new clock company in Hamilton, Ontario, the Hamilton Clock Company (Varkaris, Jane et al., The Canada and Hamilton Clock Companies. Erin: The Boston Mills Press, 1986).

Inscriptions:
Top left of label: J. HAMER GREENWOOD President
Top right of label: JOHN F. COLLINS Manager

CANADA CLOCK COMPANY, (logo of a beaver), MANUFACTURERS, WHITBY.
PROVINCE OF ONTARIO, DOMINION OF CANADA.

DIRECTIONS FOR WEIGHT CLOCKS.
1st. Attach the weights to the ends of the cords -light weight to the left side, afterwards wind up -handle of the key downwards, turn towards the figure six.
2nd. To move the hands, turn the longest steadily forward, but never backward.
3rd. To correct the striking, push up a wire under the figure seven.
4th. To regulate the clock, if too fast, lower the pendulum ball by screw; if too slow, raise it.

Date of Original:
c.1980s
Dimensions:
Width: 3.5 in
Height: 5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Winter, Brian ; Varkaris, Jane
Corporate Name(s):
Whitby Museum ; Canada Clock Company
Local identifier:
A2014_015_003
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8787337224087 Longitude: -78.9416247302246
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
1980
Copyright Holder:
Jane Varkaris
Recommended Citation:
Canada Clock Factory Label, c.1980s, Jane Varkaris. Whitby Archives A2014_015_003.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a colour photograph.
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Canada Clock Factory Label, c.1980s


A colour photograph of a label from a clock made at the Canada Clock Company Factory in Whitby, Ontario circa 1872.