Lap Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1830

GUSN

GUSN-40821

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Desk, Portable

Inscription

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.""

Additional Identification Number

A543

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

11.75 x 24 x 20.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1975.171