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Colony House


Object number

RIF2522

Maker

Maker Christopher Townsend, 1701?1787
Maker Thomas Melvil, worked 1739 - 1781; died 1781
Architect Richard Munday, worked 1719 - died 1739

Date

1739–49

Current location

State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Bibliography

Luke Beckerdite, "The Early Furniture of Christopher and Job Townsend," American Furniture (2000): 5–6, ill.