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Photo: Courtesy Newport Historical Society, R.I., Gift of Theodora F. Wilbour, inv. no. 1934.1.1; photo by Rhode Island Furniture Archive
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Banister-back armchair


Object number

RIF6082

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

48 23 in. (121.92 58.42 cm)

Date

1731

Current location

Newport Historical Society

Geography

Made in Little Compton, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"John 1731/ W," incised, on back to crest rail

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Possibly John Wilbour, Little Compton, Rhode Island; by descent to Theodora F. Wilbour, Little Compton, Rhode Island; given to Newport Historical Society, Rhode Island, 1934

Associated names

John Wilbour
Theodora Wilbour