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Side Chair

Artist/Maker:
Hodgkinson, John
Place Made:
Baltimore Maryland United States of America
Date Made:
1822-1824
Medium:
walnut
Dimensions:
HOA: 31 3/8; WAO: 18 1/2; DOA: 19 5/8
Accession Number:
3236
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Side chair, painted black with gold stenciling; plastic seat and modern paint.

MAKER: John Hodgkinson, the maker of this chair, was first listed in the Baltimore City Directory in 1822 as operating a “chair factory.” Other examples of his work are recorded in the MESDA Object Database as S-9304 and S-9305.

Credit Line:
Gift of Frank L. Horton