Bench for the Woburn Public Library

1878
Designed by Henry Hobson Richardson (American, 1838–1886), Manufactured by Irving and Casson (active 1875–1914)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

95.25 x 183.5 x 55.88 cm (37 1/2 x 72 1/4 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

61.235

Medium or Technique

Oak, leather

On View

Lorraine and Alan Bressler Gallery (Gallery 222)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Large oak bench of panel construction, with a row of spindles across the top and radiating spindles in the arms; leather seat.

Provenance

Designed for the Woburn Public Library, Woburn, Massachusetts; given by the Library on April 12, 1961.

Credit Line

Gift of Woburn Public Library