American Silversmiths

Benjamin Bagnall
(Abt 1689-1773)
Elizabeth Shove
Samuel Bagnall
(1718-After 1773)


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Samuel Bagnall
  • Born: 16 Dec 1718, Boston MA
  • Died: After 1773

  General notes:

Clock and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked after 1739 as a clock and watchmaker in Boston MA
    He apparently suffered from mental illness later in life; his father's will (probated 1773) set aside a roomful of furniture for his use and provided an income for his support "during the term of his Natural Life or until his Reason be Restored." 9

  • Watchpaper, c 1745
    Private Collection

  • Tall case clock, c 1750
    Metropolitan Museum of Art

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