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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church and School, American, 1925 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
wood and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28 3/4 x 19 x 24 in. (73 x 48.3 x 61 cm)
Type:
desks
Place collected:
Camden, Wilcox County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1925-1963
Description:
Wooden school desk, with the desk attached behind the chair. The chair seat is a single wooden board, with a single board forming an apron across the front. The chair back is three (3) horizontal wood slats. The desk top, a single board, is located behind the top slat. A shallower board is attached 3.5 inches below the desk top, creating a shelf. The desk top, shelf, slats, and seat are all connected to two (2) side panels with v-shaped cut-outs on the bottom and curved backs.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Design  Search this
Education  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Ann Phillippi and the Dr. George M. and Betty Phillippi Family
Object number:
2013.74.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f601e8e6-afd3-47ee-9c1c-6caa9424bb4f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.74.1