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Photo: Courtesy Newport Historical Society, R.I., inv. no. W1974.11.1; photo by Rhode Island Furniture Archive
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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF5971

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1740–70

Current location

Newport Historical Society

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple, rush

Style

William and Mary, Vernacular

Provenance

Newport Historical Society, Rhode Island, by 1974

Bibliography

Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 195n2.