Bell, Cast by Joseph Warren Revere, circa 1834

Summary

Joseph Warren Revere cast this bell circa 1834. Revere was the son of the famous silversmith Paul Revere who had an extensive knowledge of metallurgy and opened his own foundry in 1792. This bell hung in the belfry of the Universalist Church in Hingham, Massachusetts from 1834 to 1927, before being installed at the Martha-Mary Chapel in Greenfield Village.

Joseph Warren Revere cast this bell circa 1834. Revere was the son of the famous silversmith Paul Revere who had an extensive knowledge of metallurgy and opened his own foundry in 1792. This bell hung in the belfry of the Universalist Church in Hingham, Massachusetts from 1834 to 1927, before being installed at the Martha-Mary Chapel in Greenfield Village.

Artifact

Bell (Idiophone)

Date Made

circa 1834

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Martha-Mary Chapel

Object ID

29.1112.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal

Inscriptions

on side: REVERE BOSTON

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