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Accent cabinet from the Rock Rest Tourist Home

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Clayton Sinclair, American  Search this
Hazel Sinclair, American  Search this
Subject of:
Rock Rest Tourist Home, American, 1948 - 1976  Search this
paint and varnish on wood with glass, brass (alloy) and metal
H x W x D: 33 1/4 × 32 1/2 × 16 3/4 in. (84.5 × 82.6 × 42.5 cm)
cabinets (case furniture)
Place collected:
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
mid 20th century
An accent storage cabinet with glass paneled doors from the Rock Rest Tourist Home. The cabinet is rectangular and squat in shape and is primarily constructed from wood with a dark, reddish, brown finish. Each cabinet door features a rectangular glass panel that shows the three interior shelves. The interior shelves and the interior surface of the wooden doors are painted black but are otherwise plain. The cabinet hardware includes brass hinges and a brass bolt lock that secures the cabinet doors. The cabinet’s carved cornice top overhangs the body of the cabinet. The rectangular top surface of cabinet is plain and is constructed form two equal sized pieces of wood. The back of the cabinet is a lighter tone, stained wood. It is constructed from two, equal sized, rectangular, wooden panels and held in place with flat head screws and wood nails.
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Business  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Rock Rest Tourist Home Collection
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture