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  AT THE WADSWORTH ATHENEUM

High Chest

Wadsworth Athenian
Left - High chest of drawers, after 1771. Eliphalet Chapin, Windsor Hills, CT. Cherry, pine and brass.

Above - Downtown Hartford, looking east from in front of the Wadsworth Atheneum.

 

 

British China Pitcher
British early 19th century trade china mad for the American market.
Goodwin Tavern Sigh
Goodwin Tavern Sign, 1800-25. William Rice, American 1777-1847. This lion in chains stood watch for many years in front of the Goodwin family tavern on the old Albany-Hartford Turnpikc (Albany Avenue) in Hartford.
Armchair
Armchair ca. 1820
Wood, rush and paint.

EagleEagle, mid 19th century.
Gilt and carved wood.

Elizabeth Elington
Portrait of Elizabeth Elington 1664,
artist unknown.

Lydia Sigourney
Portrait of Lydia Sigourney, 1791-1865, dated 1838. Oil on canvas by John Trumbull, 1756-1843. Sigourney was one of the leading women writers of her day. "The Sweet Singer of Hartford."

Nutting Chair
We're going into Nutting country now.Wallace Nutting writing desk, chair ca. 1917-1941.
Sits below Wallace Nutting platinum photo "A Delicate Stitch" ca. 1910
Side Chair
Side chair, Eliphalet Chapin, ca. 1780. Cherry, pine and modern upholstery.

 



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