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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 - 1852
Alternate name(s): S. and J. Rawson, Jr.

Dimensions

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

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 by him 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.