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Clock Collection

"Capturing Time: A Journey Through the Clock's Tapestry" Step into the time machine as we explore the captivating world of clocks

Background imageClock Collection: MS. MAGAZINE, 1972. Cover of the first issue of Ms. magazine, spring 1972

MS. MAGAZINE, 1972. Cover of the first issue of Ms. magazine, spring 1972

Background imageClock Collection: Rolex wrist watch advertisement, 1931

Rolex wrist watch advertisement, 1931
Advertisement for iconic watch brand Rolex, the worlds most accurate wrist watch. Date: 1931

Background imageClock Collection: Piccadilly Circus by night, London. Date: 1960s

Piccadilly Circus by night, London. Date: 1960s

Background imageClock Collection: Mallow, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Mallow, County Cork, Republic of Ireland. circa 1970s

Background imageClock Collection: Central aircraft station at Notre-Dame (Paris), illustration from Le XXeme siecle

Central aircraft station at Notre-Dame (Paris), illustration from Le XXeme siecle
CHT164155 Central aircraft station at Notre-Dame (Paris), illustration from Le XXeme siecle, La Vie Electrique, c. 1890 (colour engraving) by Robida

Background imageClock Collection: Crooked spire and spring blossom, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Crooked spire and spring blossom, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Horn & Hardart Automat, New York City, USA

Horn & Hardart Automat, New York City, USA
Horn & Hardart Automat, 57th Street and 6th Avenue, New York City, USA, one of a large chain of cafes and restaurants serving over half a million people per day. Date: circa 1930

Background imageClock Collection: England / Margate

England / Margate
The busy beach, promenade and clock tower at Margate, Kent, England

Background imageClock Collection: Christmas Market in Romerberg, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe

Christmas Market in Romerberg, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Gorbals area of Glasgow; Two young boys walking along a street in 1948

Gorbals area of Glasgow; Two young boys walking along a street in 1948
31st January 1948: Two boys walking along a street in the run-down Gorbals area of Glasgow. The Gorbals tenements were built quickly and cheaply in the 1840s

Background imageClock Collection: Christmas Market in Marienplatz and the New Town Hall, Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Christmas Market in Marienplatz and the New Town Hall, Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: United Kingdom, England, Merseyside, Liverpool, Mersey ferry and Liverpool skyline

United Kingdom, England, Merseyside, Liverpool, Mersey ferry and Liverpool skyline - the only Dazzle ship in the UK

Background imageClock Collection: View of St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

View of St Michaels Mount, Cornwall
View of St Michaels Mount from the mainland, Cornwall. The Mount is united with nearby Marazion by a manmade causeway which can only be walked on at mid to low tide -- at high tide the sea covers it

Background imageClock Collection: Royal Holloway College

Royal Holloway College, Egham, Surrey, was one of the first womens colleges in England, when it was opened by Queen Victoria in 1886. Designed by W.H. Crossland for T. Holloway

Background imageClock Collection: The Clock, Westport, County Mayo, Connacht, Republic of Ireland, Europe

The Clock, Westport, County Mayo, Connacht, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Hows That? By William Heath Robinson

Hows That? By William Heath Robinson
Clock cricket- A new and exciting summer game for the seaside. Illustration showing a unique game of cricket. Please note

Background imageClock Collection: View of the Liverpool skyline and the Liver Building, from the Mersey ferry

View of the Liverpool skyline and the Liver Building, from the Mersey ferry, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Leeds Corn Exchange A41_00232

Leeds Corn Exchange A41_00232
CORN EXCHANGE, Leeds. An interior detail of the domed roof of the Corn Exchange in Duncan Street showing the clock. The iron-framed dome rises to a height of 75 feet above the floor

Background imageClock Collection: High Row, Darlington, County Durham

High Row, Darlington, County Durham
A view of High Row in Darlington, County Durham, showing a clock tower, traffic and shops

Background imageClock Collection: Sir Winston Churchill statue and Big Ben, Parliament Square, Westminster, London

Sir Winston Churchill statue and Big Ben, Parliament Square, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Leicester 1950S

Leicester 1950S
A No. 94 tram goes through the Clock Tower area of Leicester city centre

Background imageClock Collection: Marconi radio apparatus

Marconi radio apparatus
Marconi radio equipment on a ship. The equipment includes headphones and a Morse code key (lower centre). The equipment is labelled (left-right)

Background imageClock Collection: Photographic enlarger

Photographic enlarger being used to produce an enlarged copy of a photograph

Background imageClock Collection: Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America, North America

Background imageClock Collection: Rock n Roll Dancing

Rock n Roll Dancing
Two young things in full 1950s attire, partake in a bit of Rock n Roll dancing

Background imageClock Collection: Middlesbrough Town Hall

Middlesbrough Town Hall, a typical Victorian municipal building, with a lofty clock tower, was officially opened by Edward, Prince of Wales later Edward VII), in 1889

Background imageClock Collection: Guildford High Street and Guildhall at dusk, Guildford, Surrey, England

Guildford High Street and Guildhall at dusk, Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Reading Signal Works, Clock Shop, 1969

Reading Signal Works, Clock Shop, 1969
The GWR owned and operated thousands of clocks and watches. These were maintained at the GWR Reading Signal Works

Background imageClock Collection: The Marshall Field Building Clock and Chicago Theatre behind, Chicago, Illinois

The Marshall Field Building Clock and Chicago Theatre behind, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, North America

Background imageClock Collection: Bette Davis in Alfred E Greens Dangerous (1936)

Bette Davis in Alfred E Greens Dangerous (1936)
Bette Davis in Dangerous (1936) AKA HARD LUCK DAME

Background imageClock Collection: Big Ben Clock Tower CC73_02867

Big Ben Clock Tower CC73_02867
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. Inside the clock tower. Maintenance on Big Ben clock face

Background imageClock Collection: View through clock face from Musee D Orsay toward Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe

View through clock face from Musee D Orsay toward Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Christmas Market, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Christmas Market, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Fireworks explode behind the Big Ben clock tower during New Year celebrations in London

Fireworks explode behind the Big Ben clock tower during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Background imageClock Collection: England, London, Waterloo Station, Station Clock

England, London, Waterloo Station, Station Clock

Background imageClock Collection: View of Zurich and distant alps, Switzerland

View of Zurich and distant alps, Switzerland

Background imageClock Collection: Monte Carlo Casino and Cafe de Paris, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Monte Carlo Casino and Cafe de Paris, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Background imageClock Collection: The Lutine Bell in the Underwriting Room at Lloyds of London, 1933, (1935). Creator: Unknown

The Lutine Bell in the Underwriting Room at Lloyds of London, 1933, (1935). Creator: Unknown
The Lutine Bell in the Underwriting Room at Lloyds of London, 1933, (1935). The SS L Atlantique was insured by Lloyds for almost £ 1, 000, 000

Background imageClock Collection: The Square, Dromore

The Square, Dromore - an elevated view of the square with clock tower and shop fronts, people and horse vehicles. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Dromore). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageClock Collection: Youghal Clock Gate

Youghal Clock Gate
The famous Youghal Clock Gate, in the seaport of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland, was built in 1777 on the site of Trinity Castle, part of the towns fortifications. Date: 18th century

Background imageClock Collection: USA, WA, Walla Walla, Downtown voted best main street and best small town for foodies

USA, WA, Walla Walla, Downtown voted best main street and best small town for foodies by Sunset Magazine

Background imageClock Collection: The Old Market Hall and Robert Clive statue, The Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

The Old Market Hall and Robert Clive statue, The Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: Scotland / Annan

Scotland / Annan
A glimpse of Annan, Dumfries-shire, Scotland, from across the River Annan

Background imageClock Collection: View of the Liverpool skyline and the Liver building, with a pilot boat in the foreground

View of the Liverpool skyline and the Liver building, with a pilot boat in the foreground, taken from the Mersey ferry, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageClock Collection: High Street and Albert Clock, Belfast, Northern Ireland

High Street and Albert Clock, Belfast, Northern Ireland. circa 1960s

Background imageClock Collection: Caledonian Park Clock Tower Metropolitan Cattle Market

Caledonian Park Clock Tower Metropolitan Cattle Market
The Caledonian Park Clock Tower - a Grade II*-listed structure, as the centrepiece of a vast cattle market. The Metropolitan Cattle Market opened in 1855 in Holloway

Background imageClock Collection: The Golden Temple, Amritsar, 1913

The Golden Temple, Amritsar, 1913
In the water of immortality: the heart of the Sikh religion. Eastern and western architecture in the sacred tank of Amritsar

Background imageClock Collection: The Foundry Clock. Middlesbrough 1970s

The Foundry Clock. Middlesbrough 1970s Date: 1970s




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"Capturing Time: A Journey Through the Clock's Tapestry" Step into the time machine as we explore the captivating world of clocks. From iconic magazine covers to bustling city streets, these snapshots offer glimpses into our fascination with measuring time. In 1972, Ms. Magazine debuted its first issue, boldly challenging societal norms and paving the way for women's liberation. Like a clock ticking towards progress, this cover symbolized a new era dawning. Traveling back in time to New York City's Horn & Hardart Automat takes us to an era when people gathered around mechanical wonders, like clockwork automatons serving up delicious meals. It was a place where schedules were kept and hunger was satisfied. Across the Atlantic Ocean, in Glasgow's Gorbals area in 1948, two young boys strolled along a street unaware that their innocent footsteps echoed the passage of time. Their carefree spirits remind us of simpler days gone by. In Margate, England, we find ourselves transported to sunny shores where beachgoers soaked up rays while keeping an eye on their trusty Rolex wristwatches - timeless companions marking moments both big and small since 1931. Liverpool's Mersey ferry glides across the water against a backdrop of towering buildings; it is here that history intertwines with modernity. The river flows ceaselessly just as clocks tick relentlessly onwards. High Row in Darlington offers a glimpse into quaint English charm - cobblestone streets lined with shops adorned with antique clocks whisper tales from centuries past. Each tick echoes stories untold but forever etched within these historic walls. Venturing further south brings us to St Michaels Mount in Cornwall - an enchanting island steeped in legend and guarded by ancient castle walls. Here time stands still amidst breathtaking beauty that transcends generations. Munich’s Christmas Market at Marienplatz transports us to festive times filled with twinkling lights and joyful laughter.