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1905

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2001

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Drawing, Design for Mahogany Inlay Writing Table for George M. Nowell, 1900–05

This is a Drawing. It was designed by A.N. Davenport Co.. It is dated 1900–05 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is graphite on thin cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by The Lake St. Louis Historical Society. It is credited Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society.

Its dimensions are

13.7 x 17.8 cm (5 3/8 x 7 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left quadrant: Geo M. Nowell / 1 M. & Inlay Writing Table / Reg. Stock / Pattern; below design, lower right: use inlay ornaments as before; across table top: Handsome wood top [underlined]; inside design at right and center left of design, with arrows pointing to central panel: Lock; inlay

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Mahogany Inlay Writing Table for George M. Nowell, 1900–05; Designed by A.N. Davenport Co. ; graphite on thin cream paper; 13.7 x 17.8 cm (5 3/8 x 7 in. ); Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society; 2000-69-236

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