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Chair, Rocking

Description

Rocking chair with slat back and rush seat. Possibly made by a person enslaved by the Dr. George W. Bishop (1826-1903) family at Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland. Used by a nurse maid.

Creator

unknown

Date

circa 1825

Materials

Pine, mixed wood

Resource ID

4982

Notes

Seat and rockers replaced, not original.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Charles B. Bishop

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.