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mantle clock

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Object Registration
mantle clock, fretwork
Historical information
Family heirloom. Originated in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. Came to Tasmania with the family of Thomas Johnstone, a blacksmith. He was not happy there and with the help of Joshua Black came to Portland, Victoria, opened a blacksmith business in the town and then took up a section at Swan Lake near Portland.
When Made
No Churchill Island significance - suits the period of Amess House
Last updated
24 Jul 2018 at 3:47PM