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Object Name Postcard
Title Seth Thomas Clock From the Cllection in The Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.
Date Early 20th century
Catalog Number PC1.710
Description PC1.710
Single postcard with a black and white photograph of a shelf clock, 18th century. Published by The Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.

Rose Nichols collected numerous postcards depicting 18th century decorative arts, reflecting her interest in early American history.

This card is one of 1,245 postcards collected by Rose Standish Nichols depicting art, decorative art, textiles, architecture, landscape design, building interiors, tourist images, and other subjects. To view postcards in categories, use a keyword search with one of the listed terms (i.e., landscape design; decorative arts).

A list containing all 1,245 postcards is included on the Archives page under "House and Collections" on the Nichols House Museum main website.

Source Estate of Rose Standish Nichols
Collection Nichols House Museum Archives
Credit line Courtesy of the Nichols House Museum, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts