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Table, Sofa

Description

Baltimore Empire sofa or library table with drop leaves. Original to Laurel Hill, a house near Natchez, Mississippi, owned by Dr. William Newton Mercer (1792-1878), who was born in Maryland. Owner of the table may have been Mrs. E. Young of Natchez.

Date

1830-1835

Materials

Mahogany, white pine, poplar, brass

Dimensions

29 1/8 H x 39 7/8 W x 26 D inches

Resource ID

4992

Notes

Inscription on underside of top reads: "made by David Bodensick from Baltimore and sold by Mr. Cook & Perkins, Philadelphia, PA."

Credit Line

Purchase of The Robert Gilmor Society

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.