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Photo: Courtesy New London County Historical Society, New London, CT
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF1877

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 238.761 x 107.95 x 55.88cm (94 x 42 1/2 x 22in.)

Date

1765–1785

Current location

New London County Historical Society

Geography

Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island, Probably made in New London, Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Nathaniel Shaw, New London, Connecticut; by descent in his family. New London County Historical Society

Associated names

Captain Nathaniel Shaw