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Object Name TABLE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00220
Description The round walnut table has two leaves (a, b) for expansion, a square apron, and banister turned legs with casters.
Material wood
Dimensions H-29.5 Dia-45 inches
Owned Mr. Dorsey
Provenance "This table was used by President / Davis, in his private office in the / White - House of the Confederacy / (this Museum.)" during the Civil War. He traded to a Mr. Dorsey for a proper desk later in his tenure as President. The table has remained in the Dorsey family since its trade until donation to the Museum.
People Davis, Jefferson
Dorsey, Mr.
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
Subjects Furniture
Tables