Furniture and interior designs by Benjamin Woodward

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850s

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 116

GUSN

GUSN-198850

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
furniture
interior decoration
sketches
upholsterers
upholstery
interior design
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
drawings (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR116OVR

Physical Description

original drawings and hand-colored engravings

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1984

Reference Code

GC002.02.116

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14 x 20 1/8 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Given by Franklin Reed, 1984.

Record Details

Originator

Woodward, Benjamin (Artist)
RIGO, etc. (Engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
drawings (visual works)

Accruals Note

The listed image dimensions are for the largest item in the group.

Restrictions

Very poor and needs special care.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 116