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Catalog Number 11055-2374
Title Chair, Arm; Used for William Jennings Bryan portrait
Object Name Armchair
Description Dark stained wooden chair with "U" shaped back, contiguous arms and five slats in the back. The slats are elaborately carved in a curving floral pattern. The arms are carved with leaves and a geometric pattern. The upper back is carved with a double dragon pattern. The seat is horseshoe shaped with a geometric pattern carved into the front edge. Below the seat is an elaborately carved base. The legs are also carved with floral patterns.
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1914
Material wood, metal
Height (in) 36
Width (in) 29.5
Depth (in) 20
People Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Search Terms Photography
History This chair was a photo studio prop that William Jennings Bryan sat in for a studio portrait (see NSHS Archives PC0179:19-10). The photo was taken November 5, 1914.
Collection NSHS Permanent Collection
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