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Lap Desk

1975.171 (RS129590)

Description

Large box with dovetailed sides; hinged slant-lid; interior pigeonholes; light green paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1830
Inscriptions
In pencil, chalk and labels; numerous inscriptions: On paper label in pigeonholes: ""WG Foster [ ]"" ; ""NW Foster Box No 3"" ; ""B(?) Foster Box No 5."" 6 chalk or crayon inscriptions under letter rack in blue, white, green, yellow: ""A.L.F.""
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Desk, Portable
desks
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
11.75 x 24 x 20.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1975.171
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
40821

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