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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
leather , wood and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16 5/16 × 10 5/8 × 9 5/8 in. (41.5 × 27 × 24.5 cm)
Type:
furniture
chairs
armchairs
Date:
ca. 2001-2005
Caption:
This chair was used by General Colin Powell during his time as Secretary of State. Powell was the first African American Secretary of State. He served under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005.
Description:
A leather armchair used by 65th United States Secretary of State, General Colin L. Powell. This large, brown high-backed chair features is trimmed with brass nailheads. It has a wide and deep seat, two high curved arms, and four wooden legs. On the top back of the chair is a brass-colored metal plate engraved with the words, “SECRETARY OF STATE / JANUARY 20, 2001”.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Government  Search this
Military  Search this
Politics  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
Object number:
A2022.101.1.18
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53589ae22-d69c-4284-959f-f63914960807
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.18