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Object Name Desk
Date 1885-1895
Description Quarter cylinder desk. Veneered surface; two shallow shelves at top above and below a horizontal mirror; four drawers below desk compartment. Drawer pulls are original. Made in the U.S.
(Keywords: Victorian, New York)
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Maria Johanna Hall
Ownership and History This desk belonged to Abram J. and Susan (Latourette) Hall of Princes Bay, Staten Island. They married in 1872 and had one child, William Butler Hall. Abram's occupation was variously listed in census records as oyster business, carpenter, and laborer.
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Furniture
Lexicon Sub-category Furniture
Associated People Hall, Abram J.
Catalog Number 05.016.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.
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