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A Mayflower chair

Aug. 15, 1864
Thomas Worthington Whittredge (American, 1820–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 26.7 x 18.4 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2519

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Armed chair with woven seat with hole. Sign on back of chair.

Inscription

LR in graphite: Plymouth Aug. 15- / 1864; on sign on chair: This chair belonged / to gov Carver / and was brought / over on the ship / Mayflower / 1620; UR: Height 3 ft. 9 in./ Width in front 2 ft.; UR corner: W (?)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875