Trunk

Collection Type

  • Household Accessories

GUSN

GUSN-47152

Description

Small trunk, leather studded with brass nails and lined with a tan wallpaper decorated with a white and green design. Old label inside reads: "ISSAC LIBBEY,/TRUNK MANUFACTURER,/and Dealer In/Valises, Carpet Bags,/and all kinds of Trunk Trimmings,/Rochester, N.H." This trunk belonged to John T. Gordon of Exeter, New Hampshire (great grandfather of donor), amateur musician, son of John Gordon who in turn was son of Nathaniel. He kept his private papers in this trunk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
leather
Leather
Trunk

Maker

Libbey, Isaac (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ernest Gilbert Copp

Accession Number

1965.78