"Boston Chairs"

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1963

GUSN

GUSN-169732

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Description

Boston chairs" were extremely popular in the middle states. But what exactly constituted a "Boston chair," and was it manufactured exclusively in the city? Shipping records and advertisements for Plunkett Fleeson's store in 1742 and 1744 shed some light on these handsomely formed and soundly constructed chairs.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 108

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1963.054.193.002

Abstract

Boston chairs" were extremely popular in the middle states. But what exactly constituted a "Boston chair," and was it manufactured exclusively in the city? Shipping records and advertisements for Plunkett Fleeson's store in 1742 and 1744 shed some light on these handsomely formed and soundly constructed chairs.

Date Notes

Volume 54, Number 193 (Summer, 1963)

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Record Details

Originator

Richard H. Randall, Jr. (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1963). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England