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Ansonia Clock Company1878/1883

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, National Park Service

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, National Park Service

This mantle clock was made by the extremely popular Ansonia Clock Company of New York and is known as the company's "Blackbird" model. The wooden frame has been "ebonized" - a chemical process that stains the wood a deep, opaque black color.

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