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Armchair

Maker:
Probably Thomas Affleck (1740–1795)
Date:
1794
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany
Dimensions:
36 1/4 x 24 x 19 1/2 in. (92.1 x 61 x 49.5 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950
Accession Number:
50.145.46
Not on view
Inscription: inscribed on plaque attached to front apron: Chair from Independence Hall / of / Delegate to Continental Congress of / 1776
Mary Stillman Harkness, New York, until died 1950
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