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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of the Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection," Rhode Island History vol.17, no. 3 (July 1958): 122–123, no. 45, ill.
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Side chair


Object number

RIF6381

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1770–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Colonel Augustus Memford (1744–1775), Newport, Rhode Island. Richard Ward Greene Welling (1858–1946) East Greenwich, then North Kingstown, Rhode Island; bequeathed to Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1946

Associated names

Colonel Augustus Mumford
Richard Ward Greene Welling

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of The Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection," Rhode Island History 17, no. 3 (July 1958): 122–23, no. 45, ill.