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Furniture and interior designs by Benjamin Woodward

GC002.02.116 (RS130450)

Description

Consists of furniture and interior fashions (windows, chairs, etc.) from French design books (Le Garde-Meuble, D. Guilmard & Celestin Allard) and original drawings by Benjamin Woodward, upholsterer, Goods & Fine Furniture. Includes examples of Woodward's own sketches adapted from French designs. Furniture designs were probably in Woodward's shop.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1850s
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1984
Physical Description
original drawings and hand-colored engravings
Dimensions
14x 20 1/8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR116OVR
Credit Line
Given by Franklin Reed, 1984.
GUSN
198850
Reference Code
GC002.02.116

Record details

Originator
RIGO, etc. (Engraver)
Woodward, Benjamin (Artist)
Descriptive Terms
chairs (furniture forms)
furniture
interior decoration
interior design
sketches
upholsterers
upholstery
Material Type
drawings (visual works)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Notes
The listed image dimensions are for the largest item in the group.
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 116
Physical Access Restrictions
Very poor and needs special care.

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