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1905

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2001

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2015

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Drawing, Design for Kidney-Shaped Writing Table with Pear-Shaped Feet, 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 pen and black ink 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

24.1 x 21.6 cm (9 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right of sheet: Writing Table / of Mahogany

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Kidney-Shaped Writing Table with Pear-Shaped Feet, 1900–05; Designed by A.N. Davenport Co. ; pen and black ink on thin cream paper; 24.1 x 21.6 cm (9 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ); Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society; 2000-69-243

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