Federal secretary desk and bookcase. Top half comprised of three sections with a projecting center section. All three sections have glazed doors. Simple molded cornice with flat veneered frieze below. Base has cupboards flanking a center section of three drawers. Drawers have circular wooden pulls. Hinged top drawer folds open to a flat writing surface covered with green baize. Six turned feet, four in front and two in back.
"Gov. Langdon Portsmouth, NH." (Chalk inscription)
"Repaired Jan. 1910 by C.P. Fernald, Portsmouth N.H." (Pencil inscription)
"Langdon" (Chalk inscription)
- Location of origin
- New Hampshire
- Associated Building
- Used At Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
- Object type
- Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Probably Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
- Descriptive terms
- 95 1/4 x 73 x 17 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon