Style1½ inches thick (3.75 cm) Product Details Artist grade canvas, archival inks, wooden stretcher bars, and UVB protective coating
AvailablityUsually ships within five business days. ArtistAsbjorn Lonvig Platinum Member CollectionHalifax
Description Asbjorn Lonvig's words: I was finishing 'the Peggys Cove Lighthouse' not very far from Halifax at St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia. I could not recist loking a little closer at Halifax. I found this amazing building from 1803, which turned out to be a clock tower. See Wikipedia's wonderful story.And dear Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, I'm sorry to have altered your design a little, but the lower store did not match the tho others.And dear Price, '4' is not IIII or IV anymore - it's 4.Wikipedia's words: The Town Clock, also sometimes called the Old Town Clock or Citadel Clock Tower, is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the historic urban core of Nova Scotia's Halifax Regional Municipality.The idea of a clock for the British Army and Royal Navy garrison at Halifax is credited to Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, who arranged for a turret clock to be manufactured before his return to England in 1800. It is said that Prince Edward, then commander-in-chief of all military forces in British North America, wished to resolve the tardiness of the local garrison.The clock tower is a three-tiered (three storey), irregular octagon tower built atop a one storey white clapboard building of classic Palladian proportions. It was erected on the east slope of Citadel Hill facing Barrack (now Brunswick) Street. The clock face is 4-sided displaying Roman numerals. As with most clocks the '4' is shown as IIII for aesthetic symmetry and not as IV.The clock mechanism was constructed by the 'House of Vulliamy', respected Royal Clockmakers based in London. It is driven by three weights, gears, and a 13-foot pendulum with the mechanism being housed in a cast iron frame located in the 'clock room', immediately below the belfry. Its bell strikes hourly and quarterly and the durability of the mechanism (which dates to the original installation) is attributed to its slow movement.The Town Clock began keeping time for the garrison on October 20, 1803.
Asbjorn Lonvig, Hedensted, Denmark Member Since August 2006 Artist Statement The ultimate museum MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Other museums The Chicago Athenaeum, International Museum of Architecture and Design. Musée Fournaise, Paris - known for Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Claude Monet. Museo Centrale del Risorgimento, Rome.
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