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Chair

Description

Rococo Revival armchair used for the nominating convention of the 1844 Whig Party in Baltimore. It was commissioned by subscription as a present for candidate Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky. “J Needles/MFtr” is carved on the right arm support and “Jas Minifie/del. & carver” is carved on the left arm support.

Date

1844

Materials

Rosewood and unidentified fabric

Dimensions

50 x 25 x 31 inches

Resource ID

57

Credit Line

Gift of the family of Charles H. Franklin, Jr

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.