Perkins Institute for the Blind Charles River Road nr Beechwood Avenue Watertown, Massachusetts, USA LL: N 42.36099, W 71.17531
Office of the Director Perkins Institute for the Blind 175 North Beacon Street Watertown, MA 02472-0275 T: (617)924-3434
The bells have not been available for ringing since the early 1980s.
Ring of 8 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1912 with bells made by Whitechapel Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Images from an old postcard, a brochure cover, and another old postcard.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.
Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Index to all tower bell instruments in MA.
This page was built from the database on 3-Jan-10 based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/02 and on technical data last updated on 1992/06/06
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