Cupboard, pine ; Dimensions (H, W, D): 32 ½ X 36 X 12 ¾ inches ; Hanging Desk/cupboard. Small early American hard pine wall desk, including two doors, simple molded cornice, inset door panels. Made to be set on a table or hung on the wall, the interior fitted out with pigeonhole compartments - marked with letters of the alphabet by the original owners.
H. 32.5 x W. 36 x D. 12.75 in (H. 82.55 x W. 91.44 x D. 32.39 cm)
Desk was made by Sarah Noble's third husband, Jonathan A. McGary (donor's grandfather). In 1840 he cut down the tree, split the wood and made the desk. Gift from Miss Bertha Phillips.
Artisan or Artist
McGary, Jonathan A.
pine ; cupboards
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- biological material -- plant material -- wood (plant material) -- softwood -- pine (wood) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Furnishings (Hierarchy Name) -- furnishings (artifacts) -- furniture -- case furniture -- cupboards -- hanging cupboards