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Table

Description

Wood, inlaid game table made by Henry Smith, Jr. (1853-1916), c. 1870-1875. Smith, Jr was born in Maryland and was the son of German immigrants. He attended public schools and the Maryland Institute (MICA) to study architecture. His father, Henry Smith, Sr. (1831-1890) was a carpenter and builder who established his building firm around 1862. By the 1880s, the firm was renamed Henry Smith & Son. Smith, Jr was a student at MICA during the 1870s and made this inlaid game table during that time.

Date

circa 1870-1875

Materials

Wood

Dimensions

30.9 x 21.25 x 33.5 inches

Resource ID

13853

Credit Line

Bequest of Carolyn Lee Smith

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.