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Object Name Watch, Pendant
Catalog Number 0985.13.00618
Description Pendant watch: open-face pocket watch. Gold case decorated with shield and swirled crosshatch design. The dial is gold decorated with oriental buildings in a cityscape, and has Roman numerals. The crystal is missing. The watch is on a brown silken thread chain. Inscribed on the back of the gold case is the phrase "Redeem time." The watch is also marked, "Harper/#31216". Stem extends from body at numeral 12 position. The watch is housed in a wooden case (0985.13.618a).
Dimensions H-2.5 W-1.75 L-9.25 D-0.5 inches
Owned Sally L. Tompkins
Made Harper
Provenance The pocket watch and case of Captain Sally L. Tompkins, administrator of the Robertson Hospital, Richmond.
People Tompkins, Sally Louisa
Search Terms Robertson Hospital
Richmond hospitals
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects hospitals
women
Medical personnel
Clocks & watches