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Catalog Number/Object ID 2007-010-00011
Object Name Book
Collection General Collection
Summary/Description A book of photos, drawings and descriptions of early pine furniture and household accessaries made of pine in early New England. The pages are not numbered but each photo or plate and description is numbered. There are 229 "Illustrations from Photographs" and 55 "Illustrations from Drawings."
It contains three sections
1. Material (3 pages)
2. Construction (4 pages)
3. Hardware (4 pages.)
4. Wall Boxes (22 pages)
5. Chest (54 pages)
6. Stools & Benches (34 pages)
7. Stands & Tables (37 pages)
8. Desk (31 pages)
9. Shelves & Cupboards (58 pages)
10. Finish (3 pages) no illustrations
11. Signs & Weather Vanes (29 pages)
12. Mirrors (69 pages)
13. Lights (19 pages) plus 6 Cradles, 1 Clothes rack, 1 Bed and 5 Misc. other items
55 pages of drawings of details and construction designs and
1 List of books and museums which contain this material.
Subjects Pine Furniture
Furniture
Boxes
Chests
Stools
Benches
Stands (Furniture)
Tables
Desks
Shelving
Cupboards
Signs (Notices)
Weather vanes
Light fixtures
Title The Pine Furniture of Early New England
Author Russell Hawes Kettell
Publisher Dover Publications, Inc.
Published Date 1929
Published Place New York
Physical Description Maroon hardcover no dust jacket
8" X 11"
Search Terms Early pine furniture
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Condition Good