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Photo: Courtesy Rhode Island Furniture Archive, Preservation Society of Newport County, 1739.1a-b - .5a-b
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Side chair


Object number

RIF5007

Maker

Maker, attributed to Thomas Townsend, 1742–1827
Maker Unknown

Dimensions

38 20 3/4 17 in. (96.52 52.71 43.18 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

By descent in the Arnold-Wickham-Tew families, Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to Mr. and Mrs. John B. Rooney, Newport; given to the Preservation Society of Newport County, 1962

Associated names

Arnold-Wickham-Tew families
Mr. John B. Rooney
Mrs. John B. Rooney