Time museum in Vista, Calif.
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The West Coast Clock and Watch Museum in Vista, Calif.

Time museum in Vista, Calif.

A clock from the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair (also known as the World’s Columbian Exposition) featuring the dancer Little Egypt that was scandalous in its day is on display at the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum.

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Time museum in Vista, Calif.

Little Egypt flanked by her Bedouin bodyguards from the fair at the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum. 

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Time museum in Vista, Calif.

The West Coast Clock and Watch Museum has many unique timepieces.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Time museum in Vista, Calif.

An artist clearly had a hand in the design of this clock the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Time museum in Vista, Calif.

Lenskirch clocks from Germany are prized by collectors. The West Coast Clock and Watch Museum has this one. 

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Time museum in Vista, Calif.

A steam engine clock at the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum.

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Time museum in Vista, Calif.

An antique French clock at the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Time museum in Vista, Calif.

Many clocks at the museum are ornate.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Time museum in Vista, Calif.

This 1898 Admiral Dewey clock commemorates the Spanish-American war.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Time museum in Vista, Calif.

An antique novelty clock that looks like Toulouse-Lautrec.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Time museum in Vista, Calif.

An eight-day American shelf clock from around 1810.

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