Artwork : ArchiveNo00086

Victorian Chair 1850s


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Artefact

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Contributor

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Contributor Name Rosemary Fairfax
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Profession

Location Old Portsmouth
Collection Date 20.02.08 3.25pm
Artefact Name Victorian Chair
Artefact Description Good condition. Light blue. Mahogany frame. Ceramic casters.
Artefact Date 1850s
Artefact Stored Sitting room
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Sample Taken Horse hair from original stuffing.
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History of Artefact It has been re-upholstered. Horse hair taken from the original stuffing. Height of the chair could be designed to suit the fashions of the time such as the large Victorian dresses.
Historian John Stedman
Previous Owners Unknown
Special Memories 'Bought for 20 in 1968 from a junk shop in Southampton. Just the right height for nursing my children.
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