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John Fisher

 (1736 - 1808)
John Fisher was active/lived in Pennsylvania / Germany.  John Fisher is known for painting, sculpture, clock-cabinet making, tinsmith.

Biography   John Fisher


John Fisher, also known as Johannes Fischer, was a clockmaker, cabinet maker and tinsmith, in addition to painter and sculptor.  Fisher was born in Pfessing, Swabia, Germany and came to America with his parents in 1749.  His parents died soon after they boarded ship.

After settling in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, John Fisher moved to York, Pennsylvania in 1756.
 
Many of Fisher's tall case clocks still exist, fetching tens of thousands of dollars at auction.  The finest of these clocks is a 35-day clock with a number of astronomical features owned by Yale University.
 
In 1796 Fisher, painted a Coat of Arms of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for use in the York County Court Hou   ...  Displaying 750 of 1116 characters.

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