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Photo: Monahon, Eleonore. "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers in Providence, Rhode Island," The Magazine Antiques, vol. 117- 118, no. 1 (July, 1980): 143.
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Object number

RIF4503

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker possibly by Samuel and Joseph Rawson, Jr., active 1826–52
Alternate name(s): S. and J. Rawson, Jr.

Dimensions

32 1/2 x 92 x 22 in. (82.55 x 233.68 x 55.88 cm)

Date

1830–1840

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Rosewood veneer (primary); oak, cherry, and mahogany (secondary)

Style

Empire

Provenance

Bayard Ewing (1916–1996), Providence, Rhode Island; given to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1980

Associated names

Bayard Ewing

Bibliography

Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "The Rawson Family of Cabinetmakers in Providence, Rhode Island," Antiques 118, no. 1 (July 1980): 143, ill.