Lichfield Clock, Victoria Art Gallery

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Lichfield Clock, Victoria Art Gallery

The Lichfield Clock is a musical longcase clock dating from the mid-eighteenth century. For much of its history it had pride of place in the private museum of a Doctor Greene of Lichfield - hence the clock's name. Its outer case is designed to look like a gothic church tower, painted to resemble stone. It has animated figures from the story of Christ's betrayal and plays five different tunes including a minuet by Handel.

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